Ordinary Experience Philosophy: On the Evils of Esoteric Philosophy Within Localized Network Interference
Streams converge. Rivers of death and memories cross to form life. Beyond that there is nothing. From within life, the moments pass as droplets. We become aware, our conscience runs full. We empty the consciousness, are told we’re cold. The empty vessel holds a structure. The memories dissipate, sinking the structure towards death. New memories form the structure again. The iteration of the converging streams.
The perpetual structure is delicate and can sink at any time. Within the iteration, however, the integrity of the structure is strong and firm.
That is not to say that the structure is stable. Its strength adjusts to the push and pull of the streams. The tension holds but modulates, changing and riding the waves as to not to lose its footing and fall in.
The modulation challenges us just as it shapes us. We feel it, for example, in our face. Our eyes, lips, nose so closely tied with whatever is afloat, gives us clues as to what’s below. Allowing us an anticipatory remedy to the push and pull that death and memory demand of us.
A droplet grow in size and the pull and push shifts. Read the room.
The structure becomes more demanding. The droplets become complex.
The empty structure of the large droplet is easier to disseminate than the small droplet. The small droplet’s firmness and strength is outside itself. The large droplet depends on what’s inside. The empty structure of the large droplet is colder, however, and this drives the demand.
Previously I’ve designated the term “citizen” to be atomically significant. The stream from which these droplets fall from are from the stream of noncitizen. The stream of noncitizen being intrinsically tied with the stream of death. We experience the noncitizen when we visit other cultures and are completely alien. The task is to experience the noncitizen in our homeland. This has layers. The first understanding with noncitizen is when we learn to sympathize with others at a young age. Each culture manages its emotions differently at a social level, allowing and disallowing a variety of behavior, encouraging and discouraging duties that will mature with the kid until they become habits that carry on the culture as adults. When they are given responsibility to continue the stream of memories.
From this sympathizing the citizen learns what’s expected of them. This in turns allows the citizen to judge others. The first noncitizens are the compatriots and are formed from these judgments. The kid learns to love family. Then they learn to love citizens. The kid brings to life the citizen in itself when they recognize compatriots as fellow citizen. This comparison being distinguished from another layer of noncitizen.
As soon as the kid turns into a citizen and is expected to judge and be judged by others, the previous compatriots as noncitizens turn into citizens. The citizens all exist on a spectrum of judgment based on expectations. These expectations mesh between all biologically ingrained responses conjured from billions of years of natural selection and the glimpse of choice we feel when we’re deciding on how to act. The glimpse of choice is a response that is not ingrained and able to move.
We see the opportunity to act as something we all share. And it’s in this space that the duties are fulfilled to create the correspondence of citizen. The strength and weaknesses of that correspondence is measured once by nature and then by our ability to reflect. Reflection being an iterative function where we modulate the values of expectations to reach an understanding that is what allows us to carry out judgment. Understanding is measured against the act, judgment.
The glimpse of choice we see in nature is not apart from nature. What causes the distinction and makes us think choice is outside of nature is the iteration of reflection where consistency paints nature as stable. What moves?
Moving are the judgments, the natural and the critical. Modulation driven by a combination of natural urges and social expectations. This is what tempts our movements and why we give movements illustrious places in the universe. Especially free and indulging ones.
The makeup of the citizen as an atomic symbol is between the death, or nothing, and the state. Noncitizens from foreign lands remain outside practice and beyond typical comprehension. Yet as we mature and grow older, we’re understand noncitizens differently. It ranges from xenophobia to cosmopolitanism.
The noncitizen being death and nothing, we can only approximate what it means but the approximation is what allows us to be citizens.
To the ether the verse with Heraclitus and Peirce.