StillJustJames
The Ornament of Responsive Naturing © StillJustJames

Today, our Science is ruled by the limiting paradigm of chaos and causal Determinism, and over the last century the limitations of that paradigm have become obvious: Science has become schizophrenic. On one hand, Science says everything is strictly determined by the laws of nature that scientists have formulated, and…

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Scientists have grown increasingly bolder in their claim that all human behavior can be explained through the mechanistic laws of strict cause-and-effect.

What this means is that scientists develop their theories, and confirm those theories, only through this single structural understanding. …

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The brain is typically thought of as the center of intelligence, of feelings (qualia), of memory, of process control for conscious and subconscious functions of the body, and of the ego. It is so closely associated with what we call our ‘mind’ that for one sector of humanity, mind is…

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The axiom of Great Responsiveness can be the next great leap in human knowledge, because it encompasses all levels of phenomena, while at the same time restoring the divine character of all of what is, without imposing an intentionality that would undermine our ability to scientifically understand the phenomena.

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There are three errors of logic in every proposed paradigm that is being presented for our consideration today. These logical errors are failures to excise the present paradigmatic understanding of reality from casting its shadow upon the formulation of the new paradigm. To wit:

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The content of this article arises out of fifty-plus years of contemplative practice, combined with doctoral-level training in logic, reasoning, philosophical inquiry, and thirty years in software design, including the design of automated programming systems. …

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Great Responsiveness Meditation & the Paradigm of Responsive Naturing to enlighten Science and rationalize Spirituality, navigating between extremes.

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