my ontological system, or, what it's like to be here

a. results are produced indirectly.

b. if you think you know the answer, you've just discarded at least half of the answer.

c. things only exist in their particulars.

d. observing things causes them to become. or rather to cease becoming.

e. time doesn't exist.

f. there is a universal set of all extant knowledge {ideas}. symbolized by e.

g. the seen proceeds from the unseen. there is another world, or other worlds, behind the world we see.

h. proof is weaker than matter-of-fact.

i. in a way, everyone is right, in relation to the data they are dealing with, or able to deal with.

j. things exist in more than one place.

k. as we proceed further from the initial cause, slight changes in the space/time continuum produce more radical results. chaos and disarray increase. within which is hidden the creative.

l. at the top of the hierarchy is unity.

m. language is an inadequate means of conveying philosophy. conversely, language has the ability to communicate much more than simply information.

n. spirits exist. there are group spirits, individual spirits, spirits of place, and so on.

o. god is. and he speaks and acts.

p. cause and effect are only part of reality.

q. in a complex system, there are many unaccounted for resultants.

r. if a system is hefty enough to explain itself, it will be fraught with contradiction.

s. given data density, humans, fearing they are actually dead, behave in ways to elicit a reaction of some sort, thus proving for a brief moment, to themselves, that life exists.

t. synchronicity is more efficacious than direct action.

u. the universe is self-correcting.

v. in consonance is dissonance, and within dissonance, consonance.

w. process.

x. we don't get to select the outcome for actions we take.

y. win/win is a better relationship than win/lose. win/lose is ultimately lose/lose.

z. there is a fairly high degree of probability that an iteration will invoke it's opposite.