Sunday, September 17, 2017

Part 02: Seldon’s Insights Series -- Dialectics as a Better Way of Thinking.

Part 02:  Seldon’s Insights Series --

Dialectics as a Better Way of Thinking.

Dear Readers,

It is my pleasure, and my honor, as an Officer of the Foundation Encyclopedia Dialectica [F.E.D.] Office of Public Liaison, to share with you, from time to time, as they are approved for public release by the F.E.D. General Council, key excerpts from the internal writings, and from the internal sayings, of our co-founder, Karl Seldon.
The second such release in this new series is entered below [Some E.D. standard edits have been applied, in the version presented below, to the direct transcript of our co-founder’s discourse].



Miguel Detonacciones,

Member, Foundation Encyclopedia Dialectica [F.E.D.],
Participant, F.E.D. Special Council for Public Liaison,
Officer, F.E.D. Office of Public Liaison.

... The heart of this wisdom of dialectics -- as a better way of thinking than the way of capitalist, modern «dianoia» -- can be summarized quite succinctly.”

Be suspicious of antithesis, of opposition, when it is portrayed as absolute, eternal, irreconcilable duality; as ‘‘‘Manichean’’’ opposition.”

Expect that the opposite kind arose out of that which it now, externally opposes, or will oppose.”

Expect that this opposite kind had its roots and seeds in the kind that it now opposes from without, as, originally, an internalopposition, an opposition acting within that original or earlier kind.”

Expect, also, that opposing kinds have ‘‘‘hybridized’’’, or will eventually ‘‘‘hybridize’’’; that the opposing kinds will, at length, produce, or have already produced, a ‘‘‘complex unity’’’, or ‘‘‘synthesis’’’, perhaps one unnoticed by, or unimaginable to, those still in the throes of «dianoia».”

“Do not let your thought, let alone your action, be trapped in and by supposedly absolute, eternal, radical dualisms /diremptions...

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