[TUC Spoilers] The Nonman who reached Oblivion..

  • 19 Replies
  • 3028 Views

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

The Sharmat

  • *
  • Old Name
  • *****
  • Horde General
  • Posts: 779
    • View Profile
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2017, 09:54:24 pm »
I can't read his Three Pound Brain philosophy posts usually and I am a native speaker. Academia likes to invent it's own language that they can only speak to others in their discipline. Or sometimes sub-discipline. Or sub-sub-discipline.

JRControl

  • *
  • Momurai
  • **
  • Posts: 108
  • Kellhus lied, Harambe died
    • View Profile
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2017, 10:30:32 pm »
It's like how Herbert said in Dune. Institutions form their own languages and from that comes their real power. Or something to that affect. It's been many years since I read it so the above might be a horrid butchery haha.
“Because you’re a pious man born to a world unable to fathom your piety. But all that changes with me, Akka. The old food pyramids have outlived the age of their intention, and I have come to reveal the new. I am the Slimmest Path, and I say that you are not damned.”

Madness

  • *
  • Administrator
  • Old Name
  • *****
  • Conversational Batman
  • Posts: 5231
  • Strength on the Journey - Journey Well
    • View Profile
    • The Second Apocalypse
« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2017, 01:56:01 pm »
I don't know that this will help but this should be the layman's first stop regarding anything philosophy (specifically linking Intentionality, at the moment): Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Intentionality
The Existential Scream
Weaponizing the Warrior Pose - Declare War Inwardly
carnificibus: multus sanguis fluit
Die Better
The Theory-Killer

The Sharmat

  • *
  • Old Name
  • *****
  • Horde General
  • Posts: 779
    • View Profile
« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2017, 05:26:47 pm »
I gotta be honest so far I'm still not getting the distinction. Is it something to do with awareness or reflection?

Madness

  • *
  • Administrator
  • Old Name
  • *****
  • Conversational Batman
  • Posts: 5231
  • Strength on the Journey - Journey Well
    • View Profile
    • The Second Apocalypse
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2017, 02:08:48 am »
I'm definitely not the person to make sense of it for you, Sharmat.

As you said above, "Academia likes to invent it's own language that they can only speak to others in their discipline. Or sometimes sub-discipline. Or sub-sub-discipline," and I never felt the need to cage my personal experience of consciousness as something inherently special or magical or whatever.
The Existential Scream
Weaponizing the Warrior Pose - Declare War Inwardly
carnificibus: multus sanguis fluit
Die Better
The Theory-Killer