Always Together but Not the Same

In my previous post I wrote about values as being transitions from one phase of life into another, that I placed in a model of development. In this post I want to write a little more about the model of mind and matter where the model of development is based upon. How the four elements relate to each…… Continue reading Always Together but Not the Same

Human Development of Energy, Matter, Concepts and Information

Energy – active potential Matter – passive structure Concepts – active structure Information – passive potential Matter is the passive structure of the active potential energy as concepts are the active structure of the passive potential information. Primordial Energy – Action Primordial Matter – Manifestation Primordial Concepts – Interaction Primordial Information – Emotion Individuation -…… Continue reading Human Development of Energy, Matter, Concepts and Information

How Matter is Influenced by Meaning

In the book ‘The Essential David Bohm’ is a chapter called Soma-significance and the Activity of Meaning, which was very interesting in how he thinks that mind and matter interact. Well, actually he says that interacting is not the way it works. And therefore the word ‘Psycho-somatic’ is not right, for explaining what he meant…… Continue reading How Matter is Influenced by Meaning

Serious about Creativity

Recently I came across a very interesting woman, Paula Scher. I saw a Tedtalk from a few years ago where she talked about design, play and being serious. In that talk she differentiates between being solemn and being serious. Differentiating between those words is not natural for me, because I have a general feeling of…… Continue reading Serious about Creativity

Understanding the Meaning of Concepts

We bring up our children with too much conceptual abstractions, that they have to memorize. They have to learn concepts without realizing the underlying reality. Learn concepts without understanding the meaning. They have to learn what others think is important. And slowly along the way, they lose the ability to think creative. It is like…… Continue reading Understanding the Meaning of Concepts

The Developing Definition of Art

Art is a difficult word to define. Wikipedia defines it as ‘a product or process of deliberately arranging symbolic elements in a way that influences and affects the senses, emotions and intellect’. It also says that the word art was traditionally used for skill or mastery, but later as an intention to stimulate thoughts and…… Continue reading The Developing Definition of Art

Intuition, Sensing, Thinking and Feeling

In my previous post I tried to find a model that is abstract enough to provide room for several existing models. Now in this post I want to see if it will fit Jung’s model of the four psychological types: Intuition, Sensing, Thinking and Feeling. I will not use the Introvert and Extravert part here…… Continue reading Intuition, Sensing, Thinking and Feeling

Energy in Matter, and Concepts from Information

In this post I want to rename some of the concepts I used so far on this blog. The reason is that some of the words were not abstract enough to cover the whole phenomenon. In the core model I used the words ‘psyche’ and ‘language’ because they were originally used by Jean Carteret. But in…… Continue reading Energy in Matter, and Concepts from Information

The Form and Content of Thought

After I finished my previous post, one line kept buzzing in my head. ‘Mathematics is about thought, not the content of thought, but the form in which we can hold the content of thought.’ And at the same time I was searching for a picture to visualise how that could be. Sort of structures that…… Continue reading The Form and Content of Thought

Thought is about Becoming, not Being

A few weeks ago I got a book from the library that really fascinated me. And especially one chapter was so interesting that I wanted to write several blogposts about it. But while doing that, I found out that this book was an older version. And there was a more recent version that had an…… Continue reading Thought is about Becoming, not Being

Individuation Process 3

The zodiac can be divided into three areas. If it is used to describe the human development from birth to death, the signs can be used to mark the age of an individual human being. Of course it is a very abstract way and it can differ from person to person. But in general there…… Continue reading Individuation Process 3

Individuation Process 2

My previous post was unfinished because I pushed the publish button to soon. And therefore I was not even finished  laying down the basic concepts as I wanted to use them in the post. Those basic concepts are essential because there is no other way for me to get the words and concepts clear to…… Continue reading Individuation Process 2

Individuation Process 1

Another really interesting concept of Jung is actually kind of opposite to the concept of collective unconscious from the previous post. It is his concept of individuation. Individuation is the process of transforming the psyche by bringing the personal and collective unconscious into consciousness. As already became clear in my previous post, I see it…… Continue reading Individuation Process 1

Information Exchange

A few days ago, someone on Twitter wrote about a Youtube video of an interview with David Bohm, after he had send some quotes from Bohm that caught my attention. I followed the link to the Youtube video and was immediately fascinated by this man. I am not exactly sure why, but it seemed that…… Continue reading Information Exchange

Defining Spirit and Soul

Soul is one of those words with many different meanings. Everyone has his own interpretation of that word. Another one of those words is spirit, which is often used where someone else might use soul. And others might not use those words at all, because there is no actual ‘thing’ that can be measured. The…… Continue reading Defining Spirit and Soul

Basic Concepts

With my latest model of combining Integral theory and the Zodiac, the model is turned. Now it is the same as in Integral theory (LL is indeed lower left) and now the Zodiac is upside down. I use the words ‘inside’ and ‘outside’ instead of ‘subjective’ and ‘objective’. And instead of ‘impersonal’ I now use…… Continue reading Basic Concepts

What versus How

Until now I have mainly been writing about my other blogs for the aboutpage. And re-posting some posts from those blogs to get things started on this blog. The reason is not that I don’t know what I want to write about. The reason is that I don’t know HOW to write it. Do I…… Continue reading What versus How

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