Full Title -- Seldon Speaks: ONTOLOGY.
It is my pleasure, and my privilege, to share with you, from time to time, selections from the seminal sayings, shared by him among we of F.E.D., that are said by F.E.D.’s co-founder, Karl Seldon, including those regarding the more esoteric aspects of Foundation theory -- that is, the more abstract aspects, the "higher", more embracing generalizations -- when such are released, by the F.E.D. General Council, for public sharing. The text reproduced below is a case in point. The standard E.D. edits have been applied to this text.
“A key realization/discovery, for me -- along my particular path to the first arithmetic for dialectic, to the ‘psychohistorical-dialectical equations’, the ‘dialectical “theory of everything” equations’, and to the Foundation, was the following:
“ ‘‘‘Ontology’’’ -- the list or inventory of all of the kinds of things that have being in each given, successive now -- is not only plural, but dynamical; is not only dynamical, but is [“net”] expansive -- is growing in its plurality; is not only expansive, but self-expansive; is not only self-expansive, but PREDICTABLE -- is predictably so, in diverse [sub-]universes-of-discourse, and in our universe as a [as the] whole.”
“And the generic «modi operandi» of this plural, dynamical, self-expansive predictability of universe[-of-discourse] ontology is dialectic; is dialectical singularity; is ontological revolution.”