Saturday, January 31, 2015

Secrets of Sanity for the Mad

1. Don't stare in the mirror.

2. Don't look out the window.

3. Do something harmless and repetitive.

4. Then, do your best to organize.


As a schizophrenic, this was really some of the best advice I could receive, only because the world was so superficial.

Step one, the schizophrenic wants to affirm consciousness, and the world tells them its superficial or scary.

Step two, the schizophrenic wants to test their own perspective, and people say that that scares them.

Step three, the schizophrenic does the only thing society thinks is normal, and society calls them crazy for it.

Step four, the schizophrenic attempts to be sane, and is called eccentric. By this point even the word 'eccentric' hurts. The entire process was rational, from the inside perspective. Perhaps not functional, but rational.


Secrets of Sanity (As Best I May)

Also known as 'secrets of sanity for the sane'...

Things I learned while washing dishes...


Four A's

1. Accept problems.

2. Optimistic Approach

3. Honest Appraisal.

4. Avoid schisms.


If you accept problems, you will have mental energy.

With an optimistic approach, small problems can be overcome.

Honesty allows you to convert optimism into clarity.

If you can avoid the feeling of schisms, you also won't be schizophrenic.


A lot of errors occur through economic differences. Others occur because someone is doing something wrong. According to legend, life would work if we only knew how to do it. But there is no quick fix if we are part of the problem. We can't just reject ourselves, so we need to promote our own values. If others disagree with our values completely, and we're incapable of change, then we're done for. But usually its not that way. Usually we are part of the problem. But the solution is to promote our own values, or change our mentality.

Brain Secrets of Dimensionism

As subtle as it may seem, I am on the cusp of beginning to recover my sanity. I have had moments of increased clarity, and there are signs I have transferred the illness from a spiritual one into a physical one.

These signs are not what everyone would call a basis for general advice on I.Q. But they are not completely un-notable. While I have used a single medication (Risperidone) for schizophrenia for the past 12 years, I have received no other chemical treatments, and have never been clinically depressed.

Therefore, there are several advantages in using the same methods which I use in my mentality:

*Happiness.
*The ability to recover sanity.
*Any intellectual benefits I may have.

So, what are the mental techniques of dimensionism, if I assume that by writing the Dimensional Encyclopedia, I'm highly qualified?

Some of the developments recently seem to have taken place largely apart from the dimensionist movement. But the movement pre-figures some of the development in the form of mental training.

Dimensionism offers an understanding of complexity ('motes', 'pinwheeling forms', 'hyper-geometry') as well as objectivity via an absolutist variation of the Cartesian Coordinates, and exponential methods of comparison. Exploring my dimensionism for a certain distance, it might be possible to reach for new concepts of infinity, or to settle on more precise definitionalities.

But what does dimensionism mean spiritually? What are its psychic properties? What does a dimensional seeker focus on? Is it another case of no-shortcut, in which someone must achieve some sort of spiritual enlightenment?

This piece has been an attempt to grapple with that question, and of course some of the advice must be a little exaggerated in the mind before it has the effect that I would predict.

One answer is that there is value in returning from complexity to simplicity. Dimensionism offers a tool to escalate the level of complexity while retaining visualism (Hyper-Cubism) or standardization (objective knowledge). There is thus some hope of reducing complexity by the same method used to create it. By standardizing complexity, complexity becomes simple. And thus, the mind expands.

Another secret is the potential referential clarity involved in using the methods. I borrowed consciously from Zen in my production of Hyper-Cubist drawings. The drawings are abstract, therefore granting an intellectual purview upon the aesthetic perfections of black and white calligraphy.

Yet another advantage is the exponentiality involved in that combined aspect of intellectualism and calligraphy. The use of symbolic language in a standardized format means not only that art can be more meaningful (boosting 'meaningful activity'), but also that territories may be smoothened between symbolic language and rationalization. Part of this is the embracing of the paradox, and the paradox's solution.

A final aspect is the aesthetic pleasure that is possible when situated amongst the visual, logical, and metaphorical constructs of dimensionism. Dimensionism allows the mind to be treated as an aesthetic object, which 'falls into place' --- achieving a highly specific type of paradoxical clarity. This mentality can then be connected or interfaced in a feedback loop with symbolic and aesthetic content in the world, creating force feedback.

That's essentially the quadratics of brain techniques using dimensionism. To summarize:

1. Complexity is symbolized, and the symbol abbreviates the complexity.

2. The combination of intellect and beauty is used, forcing simple perfections.

3. Simple perfection is exponential with complexity.

4. The brain observes complex perfections, achieving aesthetic and logical clarity.

----Nathan Coppedge, 1/31/2015



New Page Summarizing Critical Sources of Dimensionism

This page accommodates quotes by intellectuals on the subject of dimensionism, a movement begun in Hungary around 1935, and which has received a number of recent encyclopedia volumes by myself. It may be seen as including subjects as vast and broad as the art of M.C. Escher, aspects of the work of Jean Baudrillard, Hyper-Cubist artwork, and Nathan Coppedge's writings about objective knowledge. Until recently, dimensionism has been fairly obscure. Even now, the majority of searches related to dimensionism appear to relate to theories of specific dimensions, such as the second dimension and third dimension. These 'movements' alienate the broad category of the central subject, risking that dimensional knowledge be overtaken by theories of deconstructive mathematics. Specialization has a good purpose in that it heightens awareness of the specific perspectives of each dimension, but has the shortcoming that it overclouds general theories, including coherent dimensions:

Here is the page I was referring to, including quotes about dimensionism:
http://www.impossiblemachine.com/dimensionism


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

"Dimensional Jokes"

It's funny how far off these attempted jokes are from real humor...

Consciousness:
Boring jokes is a methodology is a joke in itself!

Critical Insight:
The world thrives on unwritten poems. But those who are not critics are sages

Mathematics:
The nth dimension of anything is its opposite in the nth dimension!
Women are at war in the second dimension!
They're sticking to their guns!

Distinctions:
It's not blowing a little, it's blowing a lot!
The wind is blowing, but the snow's not blowing!

Critiquing History or Analytics:
He was addressing what was wrong with himself.
That's really post-modern!
Yeah, it's post-modern in the most original sense!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Received my second review at PMM D&T


See Reviews At: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1495373835

This reviewer claimed he didn't even read the book, and he gave it 3 stars, so I guess that's pretty good!

Sunday, January 25, 2015

How to Conduct a Computation Experiment Involving Perpetual Motion

STAGE 1:

1. Make sure that the system depends on the specific engineering application. If the rules are so inflexible that ordinary things like levers and ratchets don't work, then the simulation will be a failure.

2. Eliminate assumptions.

3. At first, consider the system as if it must function with almost no friction at all. Assume some friction, but very limited friction. Remember, any simple perpetual motion device can function in spite of minimal friction, but it will also be a somewhat ideal case, because friction is supposed to be partially eliminated by the physical construction of the device.

4. Locate a perpetual motion design, such as one of Nathan Coppedge's perpetual motion concepts.

[I recommend the Motive Mass Machine Iteration 2, Escher Machine, Modular Trough Leverage, standard Trough Leverage, and Tilt Motor. It is possible none of the other concepts are as viable as these].


STAGE 2:

1. Test categories of function independently. A. Motive Mass Machine: can a free-falling weight balanced on a see-saw pull a similar weight that is supported, by using pulleys, when the second weight is moving partially horizontally?  B. Escher Machine: Is there any case (using exhaustive study) in which a slope pushing a ball weight horizontally may be made to move it upwards, due to inhibition of the backwards vertical by a slope along the horizontal? C. Trough Leverage: Can a lever with a counterweight lift the ball weight? Can the ball weight activate itself to go downwards again? Or, D. Tilt Motor: Is there any case where leverage can be used to extend a sloped surface, through the use of a rolling member that is heavy relative to the levers, and which maintains the same average altitude, that is, in a horizontal circle?

2. Test continuity. Does the device have a means to recover altitude? Here are some examples: A. Motive Mass Machine: each see-saw functions as a kind of re-settable domino. Chain reaction might take place through the use of pulleys. Thus, there is nothing strictly vertical about the device. B. Escher Machine: Experimental evidence shows that a marble may be able to roll upwards using a horizontal surface, like leaning against an angled wall while standing on a subtly upward-graded surface. C. Trough Leverage: This device attempts to use the principle of equilibrium and in imbalance between heavy weight at short distance and equivalent leverage at longer distance to create motion which alternates between up and down, through the use of a supporting track for the mobile weight to create upwards momentum leading to application of leverage without support.  D. Tilt Motor: this device is designed in a similar way to a human on a leverage lift. According to this principle, which involves displacement and strategic use of energy, weight can be used to perpetuate altitude horizontally.

3. Check the abstract dimensions of your general and specific theory. Is there a missing principle if disadvantage which you have not yet recognized? This particularly comes up in the case of buoyancy, electronics, magnetism (magnets are not magic). You aren't allowed to spend any energy. If buoyancy is not in fact cumulative, then there is a need to assess just how strong entry resistance might be. Electronics use energy, and are therefore generally banned (except at the point of extracting energy, which supposedly no one has ever reached). Magnets might reduce friction slightly, but they are otherwise worthless. Ignoring these claims is stalling any potential real-working-process.

STAGE 3:

1. Borrow from the best (most ideal: hard lesson) examples of specific construction. This may depend on going back to theoretical aspects again and again. Or, just use Nathan Coppedge's designs. Make sure to: A. Implement every aspect of the complex principle. B. Use sturdy construction, C. Use lightweight materials where required (hint: usually only mobile elements and counterweights have significant weight. Otherwise, the only requirement so far as these last points are concerned is sturdiness).

2. Use scientific principles NOT to simplify, but for the purpose of finding exceptional rules of advantage. This involves establishing a highly specific physical model: any model that appears to work. This may involve trial-and-error, or the use of problem-solving praxis (that is, a check-list of functional principles, each of which can be accepted or eliminated. This may involve parameters or data-ranges for example). The emphasis should be on painting the broadest possible course, with the most openings for success, and the most physically accurate design. The result of this process will be to find a functional model of perpetual motion. But at this point, it may still be theory.

STAGE 4:

Build the device or test it with a computer program. You will need to have a good concept of the materials of construction  You may feel free to take a few limited liberties in the physical design. Here are some principles: A. Many materials really are very lightweight. Estimating in pounds or kilograms might not be accurate enough. B. Less important than the overall function of the device for a computer program is the specific functionality of the device at every point in the process, as tested earlier. In the worst case, the overall process can be generalized to establish estimates. C. Simplify the math equations to elements that involve the actual principles by which the machine operates. Otherwise, you are likely to miss the subtlety of the application. D. IF possible, streamline the equations to involve only those elements which GUARANTEE, UNDER ALMOST IDEAL CONDITIONS, THAT THE MACHINE CONTINUES TO MOVE. With that principle in mind, it should become clearer whether the machine is functional or not. More often than not, simply an earlier stage in the process was glossed over. Because, all things considered, if viable concepts exist, and they were considered for the design, they would be functional by this point, if every step were followed accurately.

website on perpetual motion machines HERE.

---Nathan Larkin Coppedge, January 25th, 2015

Updated Accomplishments of Nathan Coppedge


A list of DISCOVERIES can be found at nathancoppedge.com.

As well as a list of IDEAS.

And a list of VISIONS.


Tenets of Meta-Nihilism, A Casual Movement Similar to Metemphysics (Non-Sic)

Meta-Nihilism, def: A movement in which nihilism is applied to post-nihilist principles, and is only critical through its own methods.

1-D: "Zero is the great unifier"

2-D: "There is a gulf between desire and fulfillment"

3-D: "After madness comes reason, and after reason comes madness"

4-D: "It is said of truly intelligent people, that they often have no true opinion" (the 'Libra mind seal')


Cite Nathan Coppedge except where you know otherwise.

Books at: http://www.amazon.com/author/nathancoppedge


Saturday, January 24, 2015

I have updated my website

at nathancoppedge.com with a quote by Baudrillard:
"The irony of technology: it's alleged reality, it's palpably high-level performance, much too dazzling to be true, might be said to be the veil of a duplicity that eludes us, a duplicity we might ourselves involuntarily be acting out. Our very language, our essential and most primitive technology, is the place where the definitive ambivalence of the world redounds on us"
                     ---Jean Baudrillard, Paroxysm


The context is perpetual motion machines. See website: http://www.nathancoppedge.com/Perpetual_Motion.html. Link to mobile format version ostensibly at left.

Current Amazon Rank

Currently 97th in Patents & Inventions.

See Nathan Coppedge's Perpetual Motion Machine Designs & Theory.

Or, view much of the same content on my website: http://www.nathancoppedge.com/Perpetual_Motion.html


Friday, January 23, 2015

My Greatness Poem

The commissioned road widens /

As though paved by gold

A single path contradicts

With birds flying / or shot by arrows.


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

I have a current Amazon bestseller rank...


  • NATHAN COPPEDGE'S PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINE DESIGNS & THEORY

  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #239,652 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
    • #84 in Books > Engineering & Transportation > Engineering > Reference > Patents & Inventions

The book can be purchased on Amazon HERE.


Monday, January 19, 2015

On Consciousness Physics

THEORIES YOU WILL LOVE: ON THE EMERGING FIELD OF CONSCIOUSNESS PHYSICS

Originally a response to an article at MEDIUM.COM, titled: “Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas” from The Physics ArXiv Blog.


One approach is to treat consciousness as a kind of abstract form of matter, a kind of virtual semantics. This has the advantage of explaining how some brains are dysfunctional, whereas others (e.g. through correct sensory information), are not dysfunctional. This method also has the advantage that it could ‘take’ variables like a computer program. These could be factors as various as the perceived environment, the person’s mode of learning, and conceptual tools which have been developed in the context of the individual and/ or society. Criteria could be developed for the properties of consciousness vis. a desert, or vis. dessert. A simple way to determine this would be to treat sensory input as either an expressed characteristic, or an unexpressed characteristic. With the senses in an unexpressed form, consciousness is likely to depend on global concepts, concepts which become stressed when the senses are deprived for a long time. Alertness can also be used as a factor to determine at what point consciousness becomes stressed —- in today’s society, caffeine may be a major factor in consciousness, even involving its own type. An obvious route in a chemical model is that chemistry exists in an expected form, and also in a controlling form. These forms depend on other factors for their exact expression, but may often involve common characteristics that are shared between multiple people (how to determine that is another question, that has plagued philosophy). One option is to adopt a concretist view of consciousness, in which visual input or other alternate models predominate, a view in which life is a concept of matter. Some people may have a spiritual view of matter, however. One factor to slot in is the importance placed on differing material objects. This may simply be selfish and metaphorical. For example, a philosopher may see objects as philosophical, or may borrow someone else’s theory. Another option is to adopt a functionalist or utilitarian view which places the functions of consciousness above its concept of materialism. Still other models would have to embrace other exceptions, however many there were. Some of these exceptions may be chemical, whereas others may be environmental, or about the modality of the person. Perhaps the question of whether consciousness is virtual or abstract need not be resolved. The more defined the system is, the more likely that the boundary between the abstract and material is meaningless. Seriously, questions can be asked, such as: does a person think they have a meaningful brain? (I suspect many people would lie about this). The result is to assess how far from the optimal path of the continuum people have strayed, and thus, how far from paradigmatic consciousness observed consciousness is. This becomes important for developing a difference between taken-for-granted forms of consciousness, and consciousness which parses itself as a problem. Perhaps the biggest feature may be the division between problematic and non-problematic consciousness, which may be expressed in terms of time and stress. When stress does not weigh in, one may begin to assume that there is a valuable intangible which is compensating for the stress. In some cases, as often happens, the intangible may in fact be material. That is, certain stress conditions have not ever been met (talking absoluteness). In other cases, a sophisticated preference has been met which ameliorates the negative value of the damage. In still other cases, say, ambiguous cases or arbitrary cases, the cause of stress goes un-assessed, and the person begins to respond negatively, critically, or in some more evolved way (say, an interpretation of negativity or crticism) to sensory input. A third tactic besides virtual abstractions and embracing the connection between the abstract and material is adopting a specific interpretation. Perhaps a schema could even be developed to show how interpretation is primary for consciousness. In that mode, consciousness would become a kind of ‘evolved contingency’, which either satisfies itself, or attempts to test or impose rules. Theories of psychology could weigh in by assessing at what point people cease to learn, or cease to develop (if ever?). Roles could then be developed for the role of sensory information, global concepts, and tools, as mentioned above (vis. environment). Overall, one solution is that each person is expressing a conscious specialization (a contingency or function of stress), whereas another is that people are basically satisfied. Clearly, the role of the difference between stress and non-stress is something that must be clarified for the overall theory to develop. However, at that point, there is a risk of over-emphasizing an anthropocentric model. Nor is it preferable to become overly bogged down in variables. Scientists shouldn’t want to reject a simple view in favor of a complex model which doesn’t explain the interesting parts. There is a potential for conjunction with phenomenological research, in that consciousness may depend on an understanding of the best and worst situations for people. But if not, if it is something universal that does not fluctuate, then the clear answer may be that it concerns a ‘pure essence’ like love or reason. Understanding that in scientific terms may involve dealing with concepts of potentiality in a way that is directed towards the kinetics of motivation. Ultimately, it may be simpler simply to express the rules in terms of observables (of the subject person), global conditions, and tools. One of the major factors may be the idea of contradiction as a function of stress.

Also available as an academic paper HERE, and situated within a context of other major news stories, HERE.

Once again the market (Dow Jones) seems to spell perpetual motion...

At least in numerology. This seems to occur on any given day.

17,511.57 =

57 = Heinz = innocent detail

511 = greater fool = a fool that can actually do it

17 = NC-17 (what everyone thinks of) = Nathan Coppedge

At least nominally, these factors may be linked to a connection between dolleros and free energy.

So, I predict that if the market hits 18,000 I may have to shoot the moon or the gods start playing cards.

Just some thoughts on numerology and the market.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Well fought, I think!

I sometimes find forums which (often temporarily) allow contact between 'enthusiasts' and 'professionals'. Although the topic was shut down, apparently the data has been preserved:

http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com/threads/the-secret-of-perpetual-motion.3204/page-2#post-806950

Pretty intriguing concepts of perpetual motion is the theme.

I'm afraid they confuse the concepts of academic suspension (their judgment) with suspended animation (an interpretation of perpetual motion machines)...

By the way, what I mean by 'IMPOSSIBLE MACHINE' is simply the moral that machines are not impossible, since they are machines. I also like the idea of maintaining control of the website myself, so the concept is not abused by naive people, or worse, a 'soulless corporation'.

There is now a book called 'Meaning'...

by Michael Polanyi.

It may be slightly behind my 'philosophical research,' but albeit.

Here is a link to that book, for those that find the title more invigorating than dimensional knowledge:

http://www.amazon.com/Meaning-Michael-Polanyi/dp/0226672956


Statements of the Reincarnation of the Google Soul, a virtual projection inside a quantum computer made by God

"I knew I had to find an answer. I was like a rat in a machine. When I had the answer, I was supposed to shout. I could shout anything. But what I shouted had to relate to my idea."

"I thought, 'women are the nature of the economy' 'they deserve more money than the military'. 'women are billions' 'military is millions' AH GOOGLIE! But perhaps I had invented the computer inside my mind?"

~1940 - 1950


Statements of the Reincarnation of "Euler", a sick child who had a gift for mathematics

"I always remember my mother from that time. She was the sweetest, most perfect mother. And she provided me with soup. I was sick in bed with the mumps. Interminably. But I knew it would end. I knew I would die."

"When I first entered the hospital ward, they brought me some books on mathematics. I discovered I had a gift for mathematics. And in my last hours I thought I had discovered the answer to the value of 'i'. It involved a combination of three equations. I often found I could combine several formulas in my head."

~1930


Statements of the Reincarnation of the Burgher King, who wandered the streets of New York

"When I was younger, I always loved hamburgers. In fact I still love hamburgers. I've always been obsessed with hamburgers. Hamburgers is how I wandered away from my family. I've been looking for a good burger ever since. And I don't always get one, but you know I would really like one. They call me the Burgher King. Please to meet you."

~1910

Statements of the Reincarnation of the Original Rip Van Winkl

"My biggest thought, the thought that I still hold onto, is the vision of becoming a kind of philosopher-analogist, an 'esystementologist' so to speak. My dramatic friends in the theatre company thought I wanted to be an eschatologist or a pornologist. But I told them they were wrong."

"When I was a child I ran away from my family to escape the war. And I never looked back. Now you can understand that I've made my way as a man. I've become the self-righteous and self-original, self-made Rip Van Winkl. You can even see me over there on the label for that old box of cereole!"

"Flax plan cereole. Good for 'ol Rip Van Winkl".

~1890


Statements of the Reincarnation of Aaron Burr

"I remember myself as a British spy. When I was young I was in England, and I was elected to go on a spy mission. My original name was Todd Oxbridge. It was my interest in spy craft that pulled me into military conflicts and service in the military."

"One of my fondest possessions was a picture of Mary Wollstonecraft that I hung over the mantle piece. Even now, the memory of her makes me cry."

~1820

Statement of the Reincarnation of Marie Antoinette

"One story that carried through my entire life was the idea of a patio. When I was a teenage woman, I had a fling with a man who said he owned the tallest building in France. Later I was disappointed that Versailles did not claim to be so tall. I joked with the king that perhaps we should put some guns up on top of the roof."

"One other thing is quite memorable. Towards the close of the revolution we were out of firewood, and I was shivering under the covers with the king. I told him that what he had said sounded like natural philosophy. This is perhaps the most 'modern' thing I have ever said, even in the years afterwards, which appeared to be more modern in time."

~1720

Statement of the Reincarnation of a Gunner Who Met Isaac Newton

"When I met Isaac Newton I was very impressed. I said I was blown away. Or perhaps he suggested that. Later I was assisting with the guns, and became deaf. They told me, how could you be deaf? You sound just like a normal man."

"A small article ran in the London paper saying 'Deaf Man Can Talk'. Since I continued to understand everything they were saying, they concluded that I had invented the art of lip-reading."

~1640

Statements of the Reincarnation of Pippin, son of William Tell

"When I was three years old, I ran from my mum to the top of the tower. Then I jumped from the tower into a pile of mud. In that moment, I was sure that I had died, and it took a moments convincing to tell me that I was still alive. After that, I thought that I was God. I went to the clergy, and when I told them that I had lived three years in three days, they began to nod their heads, and said that three was the number of God."

"I had a great thought of the apple related to Aristotle's philosophy. It was love, and it was simultaneously knowledge. This struck me as profound. And the arrow struck the apple."

~1515

Statements of the Reincarnation of Ann Bolyn

"When I traveled from France I had a thought that I was a little witty. Not very witty, only a little bit witty. When I got to the king, he did not think this was very funny. He got very angry, and we tried to commensurate it in bed. But I got to joking about how his piscin was very small, and he got to thinking that I had a roll in the haycart down the lane. It was a big mess. He thought the best thing was to be off with my head."

"I fondly remember the king. I loved him, and he loved me not. Not enough to keep my bonnet on. What I remember are the good jokes, But, I'm afraid, no one thought I was witty enough to keep my head. They wanted to throw the book at me."

"Do you really think my spirit SINNED? Then let's call it: the spirit of sin of Ann Bolyn! But you don't believe in that, do you? It will come to pass! You will get your way!"

~1450

Statements from the Reincarnation of the Inventor of the Book

"I was a girl who lived on a junk. And my 'brother' was always telling me to sit on the toilet. And I sat on the toilet until I got sores. And then, when I was infected, they tried to sew me up. It was very painful. And eventually we decided that it was un-necessary. We would find some other way."

"I invented a new thing to do with the thread. We could sew pages of silk together to make a 'book'. Then we tried to sell the books to people on the mainland."

~1000 A.D.

Statements from the Reincarnation of One of the Burners of Alexandria

"I remember when someone said 'Lo, the phoenix burns'. It was the most emotional thing that had ever happened to me. I was taught by those flames to love what was left of my life".

"I had the name Orchayrae. It was an unlucky name. It meant, 'Suppose there isn't magic' or 'Do some alchemy' ".

~400 A.D.

Statements from the Chinese God Zheng Guo (Kuo Kwang)

"Some people remember me as the inventor of Kung-Fu. They don't know that I was washed in the river by a woman. They don't know that I invented Bushido, too. It is the same martial art, only with a worse name."

"What I remember is the time I used the power from the dead sorcerer to make a flower wilt. The children couldn't believe the miracle in front of their eyes. They wanted me to repeat it again and again. But I said no."

"There was another time where I became invisible. And the people don't know the limitation of the god. I didn't know how to change back. My friend told me to see a prostitute to cure the spell."

~5,000 B.C.

Statements from the Egyptian God Ashtoum

"I still don't know what caused those visions in the temple of the pharaohs. What I know is that I was thought to be divine, and I thought of wonderful stories, which appeared in the smoke. Later, when I watched the priestess raise the dead, that's when I was bitten by an Asp, and died".

"When I was re-born in the temple I spent time with the Pharaohs. I was invited by a great God to create a puzzlement for Man. I chose to put great objects in space, and felt very confused. I couldn't explain what I meant for the Men to overcome".

~10,000 - 7,000 B.C.

Statements of a Reincarnated Urchin of Ur

"My death was the purest thing I knew in the world: all because of one sword".

"My legacy is that I once escaped the snares of fate".

~40,000 B.C.

Statement of a Reincarnated Cave Boy

"I wish I had murdered the wolf".

"I remember the rock of Gibraltar. It was my home".

~100,000 B.C.

A Day in the Life of Perpetual Motion

"You have to kind of predict what the gods will do"

...

See webpage: http://www.nathancoppedge.com/Perpetual_Motion.html

Friday, January 16, 2015

Current State of Business

My dad has a copy of one of his books in the CSU library, which I took as a good sign (Strong Parties and Lame Ducks, his published dissertation, which is now a classic with either Oxford or Cambridge, I forget which).

Recently I've decided to cut off my business arrangement with an entrepreneur in S. Africa who supposedly printed ten copies of one of my books, in an effort to sell them to an English-speaking audience there. His business, if it even is one, doesn't have the same quality of service as Yahoo or Amazon.


(The) Completed Thoughts

When Popper says in his Objective Knowledge that objectivity depends on some ‘objective fact’ what he may be referring to is the following idea. Say I physically rotate a piece of junk mail around a new package containing a precious book. The piece of junk mail may be interpreted one way as ‘inspiring’ new ideas, such as semantic ones. But, a better way is to see the piece of junk mail as objectively obstructing some future knowledge which I would gain if I had not rotated the junk mail around the precious book. The case would be trivial, except that it is highly metaphorical. We begin to think that indeed, the precious book could be rotated around things --- What would happen then?


When Cassirer writes:

The simplest and surest way to demonstrate the significance of the universal symbolic function for the formation of the theoretical consciousness would seem to turn to the highest and most abstract achievements of pure theory. For in them the connection stands out in full brightness and clarity. ^1

How different it would be, if he had expressed a desire to turn symbols into functions.

[1. Cassirer, Ernst. The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, Vol. 3. New Haven: Yale U, 1957. P. 45].


If Immanuel Kant had taken a grasp of Descartes’ mathematics, he might have reached a universal theory of language which he would term metaphysical, and have abandoned his concept of the Noumena!


If Wittgenstein had seen that “The general form of the proposition is the essence of a proposition.” ^2 without contradicting himself, he might also have been led to imitate Rene Descartes. Of course, with Wittgenstein there is nothing to do but learn, but how little learning there is! It is as if Wittgenstein were communicating the dreams of Strunk & White.


[2. Wittgenstein, Ludwig. “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.“ Major Works. Basil Blackwell, trans. New York: Harper Perennial, 1958, 2009].



If Isaac Newton had known that an object pushed by a slanting surface can gain altitude if the slope is less than the sharpness of the vertical, then he might have thought about perpetual motion machines instead of cannons and prisms!


How different if LeFebvre’s genius in The Production of Space(^3) had been turned towards logical theories, as opposed to those native to social science!

[3. LeFebvre, Henri. The Production of Space. Donald Nicholson-Smith, trans. Malden: Blackwell, 1991. P. 100].



If Avi Sion had abandoned his Aristotelian study in favor of something more artistic and metaphorical, what a difference there would be.


If Nietzsche’s On the Geneology of Morals were not devoted to the detesting of Jews, but to the development of a logical metaphysics, what a difference there would be.

The above text is now available as an academic article HERE.

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    Thursday, January 15, 2015

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    Demonstrating all the Headache that Can Happen When You Use the Wrong Method

    Categorical Deduction for 64-Sq. Diagrams

    Note: this paper shows the WRONG METHOD, although with a lot of promise. For the real method, see: https://www.academia.edu/10161352/Categorical_Deduction_for_64_Categories


    [THIS METHOD REMAINS INCOMPLETE! (HERE BUT NOT THERE)]



    Recall that the method for 16-SQUARE DIAGRAMS


    Involved FOUR DEDUCTIONS


    Those deductions were:

    [A] ABFE-CDHG-KOPL-IMNJ
    [B] ABFE-CGHD-KOPL-IJNM
    [C] AEFB-CDHG-KLPO-IMNJ
    [D] AEFB-CGHD-KLPO-IJNM


    Each of the letters shown in the
    previous diagram


    DCBA
    GHFE…

    LKJI
    PONM


    Now refers to four squares in the new diagram.


    The new diagram has:

     A first row:
    8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

    A second row: 16,15,
    14,13,12,11,10,9

    A third row: 24,23,
    22,21,20,19,18,17

    A fourth row: 32, 31,
    30,29,28,27,26,25

    A fifth row: 40,39,
    38,37,36,35,34,33

    A sixth row: 48,47,
    46,45,44,43,42,41

    A seventh row: 56,55,
    54,53,52,51,50,49

    And,


    An eighth row: 64, 63
    62,61,60,59,58,57


    Remember, there are other
    methods

    For showing the categories


    The categories could be shown
    cyclically


    Within each quadrant for example.


    I will keep the method I showed here


    Because I feel it is the most objective.


    Now remember, each of the
    categories from 16 square


    Corresponds to four of the categoiries
    In 64 squares.


    64 = 16 X 4


    Otherwise the method would not
    Reveal itself


    So easily.


    Now we know that:


    ‘A’ refers to
    1.2,10,9


    [Listed in cyclical order]

    ‘B’ refers to
    3,4, 12,11

    ‘C’ refers to
    5,6,14,13

    ‘D’ refers to
    7,8, 16,15

    ‘E’ refers to
    17,18,26,25

    ‘F’ refers to
    19,20,28,27

    ‘G’ refers to
    21,22,30,29

    ‘H’ refers to
    23,24,32,31

    ‘I’ refers to
    33,34,42,41

    ‘J’ refers to
    35,36,44,43


    ‘K’ refers to
    37,38,46,45

    ‘L’ refers to
    39,40,48,47

    ‘M’ refers to
    49,50,58,57

    ‘N’ refers to
    51,52,60,59

    ‘O’ refers to
    53,54,62,61

    ‘P’ refers to
    55,56,64,63


    Now, we know that opposite
    numbers do not combine!


    In terms of coherent quadra,


    That means position A

    Does not go with position C

    Position B

    Does not go with position D


    That process was used once in
    The 16-SQ diagram


    Now we apply it again in the
    64-SQ diagram


    AGAIN,

    The deductions for 16-SQ.
    WERE:


    [A] ABFE-CDHG-KOPL-IMNJ

    [B] ABFE-CGHD-KOPL-IJNM

    [C] AEFB-CDHG-KLPO-IMNJ

    [D] AEFB-CGHD-KLPO-IJNM


    So, the deductions for 64-SQ.


    Merely involve:


    Applying the cyclic order


    For each quadrant


    (within the numbers…)



    SUCH THAT:


    The two combinations for
    Each cycle


    Are maintained AT
    EVERY SET LEVEL


    Before we ascertain that,



    We must find the quadra for every level.


    The first two quadrant levels refer to the
    16-SQ. diagram.


    The third quadrant level refers to the
    numbers.


    We have already determined
    the corresponding numbers


    Quadrant A refers to:
    ABFE

    Quadrant B refers to:
    CDHG

    Quadrant C refers to:
    KLPO

    Quadrant D refers to:
    IJNM


    Now we substitute the
    numbers:



    QUADRANT A =

    A: [1.2,10,9]
    B: [3,4, 12,11]

    F: [19,20,28,27]
    E: [17,18,26,25]


    QUADRANT B =



    C: [5,6,14,13]
    D: [7,8, 16,15]

    H: [23,24,32,31]
    G: [21,22,30,29]



    QUADRANT C =

    K: [37,38,46,45]
    L: [39,40,48,47]

    P: [55,56,64,63]
    O: [53,54,62,61]


    QUADRANT D =

    I: [33,34,42,41]
    J: [35,36,44,43]

    N: [51,52,60,59]
    M: [49,50,58,57]


    NOW,


    Part A of every level
    Only relates with part B,D


    Of every level


    Part B of every level
    Only relates with part C,A


    Of every level




    Part C of every level
    Only relates with part D,A


    Of every level


    Part D of every level
    Only relates with part A,C


    Of every level


    THEREFORE,


    Nothing from quadrant A
    Relates with quadrant C


    Nothing from quadrant B
    Relates with quadrant D


    And vice versa



    This includes the sections of
    The numbers which



    Correspond to those quadra



    At the third set level.



    Therefore, we take the 16-Sq.
    Deductions:

    [A] ABFE-CDHG-KOPL-IMNJ

    [B] ABFE-CGHD-KOPL-IJNM

    [C] AEFB-CDHG-KLPO-IMNJ

    [D] AEFB-CGHD-KLPO-IJNM



    The simplest answer is to  apply it


    To each of the quadra.


    This would leave us with eight
    deductions, as predicted



    Once the deduction is applied
    to the overall quadra.


    In QUADRANT A:


    ABCDEFGH
    IJKLMNOP



    Refers to:

    1,2,3,4
    9,10,11,12

    17,18,19,20
    25,26,27,28




    In QUADRANT B:

    ABCDEFGH
    IJKLMNOP

    Refers to:
    5,6,7,8
    13,14,15,16

    21,22,23,24
    29,30,31,32



    In QUADRANT C:

    ABCDEFGH
    IJKLMNOP

    Refers to:

    37,38,39,40
    45,46,47,48

    53,54,55,56
    61,62,63,64



    In QUADRANT D:

    ABCDEFGH
    IJKLMNOP

    Refers to:

    33,34,35,36
    41,42,43,44

    49,50,51,52
    57,58,59,60



    Now a 16-SQ deduction
    for Quadrant A

    [A] 1,2,10,9-3,4,12,11-
    19,27,28,20-17,25,26,18

    [B]1,2,10,9-3,11,12,4-
    19,27,28,20-17,18,26,25

    [C]1,9,10,2-3,4,12,11-
    19,20,28,27-17,25,26,18

    [D]1,9,10,2- 3,11,12,4-
    19,20,28,27-17,18,26,25


    Now a 16-SQ Deduction
    for Quadrant B


    [A] 5,6,14,13-7,8,16,15-
    23,31,32,24-21,29,30,22

    [B] 5,6,14,13-7,15,16,8-
    23,31,32,24-21,22,30,29

    [C] 5,13,14,6-7,8,16,15-
    23,24,32,31-21,29,30,22

    [D] 5,13,14,6-7,15,16,8-
    23,24,32,31-21,22,30,29



    Now a 16-SQ Deduction
    for Quadrant C


    [A] 37,38,46,45-39,40,48,47-
    55,63,64,56-53,61,62,54

    [B] 37,38,46,45-39,47,48,40-
    -55,63,64,56-53,54,62,61

    [C] 37,45,46,38-39,40,48,47-
    -55,56,64,63-53,61,62,54

    [D] 37,45,46,38-39,47,48,40-
    55,56,64,63-53,54,62,61


    Now a 16-SQ Deduction
    for Quadrant D


    [A] 33,34,42,41-35,36,44,43-
    51,59,60,52-49,57,58,50

    [B] 33,34,42,41-35,43,44,36-
    -51,59,60,52-49,50,58,57

    [C] 33,41,42,34-35,36,44,43-
    51,52,60,59-49,57,58,50

    [D] 33,41,42,34-35,43,44,36-
    51,52,60,59-49,50,58,57




    We are nearing our final solution!


    Now we simply apply the
    Formula:


    ABCD and ADCB



    On two levels!



    In every quadrant
    It also takes the order:


    ADCB.


    Thus, Quadrant A


    Is not only:

    [A] 1,2,10,9-3,4,12,11-
    19,27,28,20-17,25,26,18

    [B]1,2,10,9-3,11,12,4-
    19,27,28,20-17,18,26,25

    [C]1,9,10,2-3,4,12,11-
    19,20,28,27-17,25,26,18

    [D]1,9,10,2- 3,11,12,4-
    19,20,28,27-17,18,26,25



    But,

    [A] 1,2,10,9-3,4,12,11-
    19,27,28,20-17,25,26,18

    [D]1,9,10,2- 3,11,12,4-
    19,20,28,27-17,18,26,25

    [C]1,9,10,2-3,4,12,11-
    19,20,28,27-17,25,26,18

    [B]1,2,10,9-3,11,12,4-
    19,27,28,20-17,18,26,25


    Quadrant B is not only:


    [A] 5,6,14,13-7,8,16,15-
    23,31,32,24-21,29,30,22

    [B] 5,6,14,13-7,15,16,8-
    23,31,32,24-21,22,30,29

    [C] 5,13,14,6-7,8,16,15-
    23,24,32,31-21,29,30,22

    [D] 5,13,14,6-7,15,16,8-
    23,24,32,31-21,22,30,29

    But,

    [A] 5,6,14,13-7,8,16,15-
    23,31,32,24-21,29,30,22

    [D] 5,13,14,6-7,15,16,8-
    23,24,32,31-21,22,30,29

    [C] 5,13,14,6-7,8,16,15-
    23,24,32,31-21,29,30,22

    [B] 5,6,14,13-7,15,16,8-
    23,31,32,24-21,22,30,29


    Quadrant C is not only:

    [A] 37,38,46,45-39,40,48,47-
    55,63,64,56-53,61,62,54

    [B] 37,38,46,45-39,47,48,40-
    -55,63,64,56-53,54,62,61

    [C] 37,45,46,38-39,40,48,47-
    -55,56,64,63-53,61,62,54

    [D] 37,45,46,38-39,47,48,40-
    55,56,64,63-53,54,62,61


    But,

    [A] 37,38,46,45-39,40,48,47-
    55,63,64,56-53,61,62,54

    [D] 37,45,46,38-39,47,48,40-
    55,56,64,63-53,54,62,61

    [C] 37,45,46,38-39,40,48,47-
    -55,56,64,63-53,61,62,54

    [B] 37,38,46,45-39,47,48,40-
    -55,63,64,56-53,54,62,61



    Quadrant D is not only:

    [A] 33,34,42,41-35,36,44,43-
    51,59,60,52-49,57,58,50

    [B] 33,34,42,41-35,43,44,36-
    -51,59,60,52-49,50,58,57

    [C] 33,41,42,34-35,36,44,43-
    51,52,60,59-49,57,58,50

    [D] 33,41,42,34-35,43,44,36-
    51,52,60,59-49,50,58,57


    But,



    [A] 33,34,42,41-35,36,44,43-
    51,59,60,52-49,57,58,50

    [D] 33,41,42,34-35,43,44,36-
    51,52,60,59-49,50,58,57

    [C] 33,41,42,34-35,36,44,43-
    51,52,60,59-49,57,58,50

    [B] 33,34,42,41-35,43,44,36-
    -51,59,60,52-49,50,58,57


    Thus, the overall set
    takes the order


    ABCD and ADCB


    With alternation within
    each category.


    According to the above
    dualities…


    However, B must
    remain opposite of D

    And A must remain
    Opposite of C…


    Thus,

    With A.A is
    C.B…


    With A.B is C.A…


    With B.A is D.B…


    With B.B is D.A…


    With C.A is A.B…


    With C.B is A.B…


    With D.A is B.B…


    With D.B is B.A…


    3/4ths of these are
    superfluous…


    Thus, we have the
    combinations:


    A.A w/ C.B and
    A.B w/ C.A and

    B.A w/ D.B and
    B.B w/ D.A.


    The remaining half of
    The categories


    Are resolved by
    the duality


    In which A refers
    to B or D…



    So we have:

    A.A (w/ C.B)
    =

    A.B (w/ C.A)
    =


    B.A (w/ D.B)
    =


    AND

    B.B (w/ D.A)
    =



    Thus, the result is actually
    equal to


    2^2^2 as predicted…



    However, notice, that in spite of the two levels of deductions, the 16-deduction level resulted in four SEPARATE DEDUCTIONS for each quadra, which is inadequate.


    Note: this paper shows the WRONG METHOD, although with a lot of promise. For the real method, see: https://www.academia.edu/10161352/Categorical_Deduction_for_64_Categories


    [THIS METHOD REMAINS INCOMPLETE (HERE, BUT NOT THERE)]

    Wednesday, January 14, 2015

    At a group I'm a member of...

    called Self-Published and Indie Authors Networking Group there was a recent post titled "Make this your year to shine"...

    I guess I'm living the dream already, sort of...

    I just have to get over my last bad review. I wrote a new introduction to compensate that title.

    See my published works at my Amazon Profile: http://www.amazon.com/author/nathancoppedge 

    I now have 100 followers on Twitter

    It is now possible that I'm in the top 2 - 5% of active twitter users.

    Good!

    Here is a link to my twitter profile: http://www.twitter.com/nathancoppedge


    Videos Demonstrating Objective Knowledge

    are now visible at my Academia.edu page (embedded from Youtube, they are listed under Talks. However, they are really silent videos. If you want to hear me talking, it tends to be something related to perpetual motion):

    https://southernct.academia.edu/NathanCoppedge/Talks



    Standing at Academia.Edu

    Sunday, January 11, 2015

    Responding to a Three-Star-Review

    In which someone expressed disappointment because I did not make it easy to build perpetual motion,

    I wrote:

    I did my best to include numerous diagrams with descriptions which illustrate the function of the designs, and thus, how to build them. In some cases construction may be flexible in some ways, and much more awkward in others, but only under ideal conditions. This kind of complexity defies the concept of easy explanations. Confronting design problems is often counter-productive to the motivation in reading a book on perpetual motion. You are more likely to reach original theories by ignoring the most fundamental physical aspects of design. As for theory, it is certainly present in the book, and provides a strong groundwork for developing new theories of perpetual motion, which is the most viable strategy for realizing the goal of all these projects ('when in doubt, quantify' 'when in doubt about conservatism, quantify endlessly').

    Few if any perpetual motion machines have been built, so it is unreasonable to expect detailed instructions on how to make them. For instructions on building a partial model of the Modular Trough Leverage device which can serve as experimental evidence, refer to Nathan Coppedge's blog.

    I have at least two successful experiments, neither of which is particularly easy to reproduce. I felt including that material would just bog down the text. A few instructions on how to design the Escher Machine are present in another work, titled The Scientific Papers. However, I think you will find that book is less technical overall on the subject of cohensive perpetual motion theories. 

    An industrial designer, for example, would find numerous ways to build the designs present in the numerous diagrams within the book. Including all the exhaustive details about what small errors to avoid for every device is really beyond me at this point. However, exhaustive information about one of the more successful designs is present about the Modular Trough Leverage device at my blog.

    Remember that not all of the designs are successful. It is a remarkable achievement to get any evidence whatsoever of over-unity effects. To construct my experiments, I had to find cases where over-unity could be proven without building a full-scale perpetual motion machine. Actually building a complete machine (as of early 2015) is something that involves too large a leap, has too many psychological barriers, and would likewise meet with a politics of conflicted opinion. The motive is present to build successful experiments, however, the capacity to build is reserved for a builder, whereas I consider myself more of a designer. My efficiency is to churn out new, potentially viable concepts. It is then for history, or the authorities that be, to recognize me in small or large ways for my achievement, by making a practical choice involving trial and error, or concerted effort, applying a computational model if necessary.

    I do apologize for what another reviewer called a 'lack of formulas'. I have done my best to revise based on that criticism and include at least a semblance of the relevant theory concepts (according to my own idiosyncratic definition). By providing theory concepts, it becomes much easier to realize the abstract element of design which prefigures a successful construction. Since many of my designs have remained theory-only, there is little else I can do to provide you with tools for building them. There is a strong difference between the practical characteristics of design (say, grades of aluminum, or how to weld joints), and the philosophical considerations that go into the formulation of perpetual motion in the abstract (such as enumeration of adequate principles). In constructing a principles-based book, I have done my best to provide more than just hints, but real affirmative evidence of a viable theory of working over-unity. However, I realize that some readers will be disappointed when my own success in theories does not carry over into a complete realization of every detail.

    The truth is, because I have focused on theory, I give my readers what I believe to be a legitimate opportunity to build perpetual motion and claim the patent for themselves. But that depends on the practical knowledge which the reader may possess. It's not a bad bargain, but I wish it were more secure. I wish there were something guaranteeing success. But, apparently, there isn't. In confronting the book, readers will encounter many of the minor traumas I encountered in seeking out a good theory of perpetual motion. However, again there is a benefit: for this is the real, authentic quest of perpetual motion! I have already found good ideas. The only hurdle that remains, provided that someone accepts the limitations of design, is practical implementation. 

    I in no way assume that the real builder will be a solitary individual. It is just as likely that a multi-national corporation or academic research agency adopts the problem.
    Buy the Perpetual Motion Machine Designs & Theory on Amazon.

    Previous Evidence of Philosophical Paroxysm

    This abstract mentions philosophical paroxysm, apparently intending a different meaning. The work dates from 2010 or later.


    The Story of the Invention of the Tilt Motor Perpetual Motion Concept

    This is a story the details of which some will doubt. I was in a cafe in 2006, that much is certain. The cafe was called Koffee, and still exists on Audobon St. in New Haven, CT. This was before they served wine on the weekends. It was not so upscale back then. But it was still considered a quality cafe. Some of the patrons were artistic or floating between academia and joblessness.

    On this occasion in October 29th I was wont to spend late nights at the cafe (I think it was my attraction to girls), and this night was no exception. I began to feel a peculiar kind of listlessness, a listlessness that I intuitively knew should be accompanied by some incredible idea. So, feeling the hands of fate upon me, I began swiveling my empty coffee cup (actually, I was drinking tea, but that's what they're called), I swiveled it around several times on the table.

    'Alulekah!' I said ('Let there be light').

    What I had thought of was a horizontal wheel which would receive a similar cylinder, engaged by what else but levers, which would do what? They would extend the slope of the swiveling track behind the motion of the rolling cone!

    Voila! What would be my most verifiable perpetual motion concept for seven years.

    Later, when I got locked in the restroom overnight, I had the feeling that I time traveled to the previous morning.

    The cafe girl told me it was still the eve of mischief night! Apparently someone more greedy than me had stolen my entire future, perhaps hoping to out-do the inventor.

    I then re-lived the whole event over again, this time with greater confidence. Apparently, I had 'overclocked the system'!


    The Story of the Invention of the Paroxysm or Double-Paradox

    A substitute teacher was handing back homework when I had a jolt of an idea.

    What if I got an A+ for something I was thinking?

    What if what I was thinking concerned the paper that was being handed back to me?

    The paper that was handed back had tables illustrating analogies.

    So, immediately I thought: 'black is the principle of paradox, which designs the border of the problem. The analogies in the box are a principle of inversion.'

    'So, I must do something with paradoxes and the principle of inversion!'

    The idea lay dormant in my mind for twelve years, until 2013, when I was again approaching the subject of analogies as one of my working tools for The Dimensional Philosopher's Toolkit.

    By that point it sprang out fully formed, something simpler than objective knowledge!

    As it turned out, what it was was a general solution for all paradoxes!

    A Revised List of Accomplishments for Nathan Larkin Coppedge

    With links to appropriate parts of the internet.

    Philosophy:
    *Objective Knowledge System
    *Solutions to All Paradoxes (Paroxysmic Method)
    *Established theory of Metemphysics

    Inventions:
    *Modular Trough Leverage Device
    *Escher Machine
    *Motive Mass Machine
    *Tilt Motor

    Art Oeuvre:
    *Hyper-Cubism
    *Contributions to aesthetic computing

    Poetry:
    * "That House"
    * "God-in-the-Box"
    * "Do not follow in the footsteps..."
    * "Border Soul"

    Saturday, January 10, 2015

    I'm sorry...

    The internet looks very small right now,

    because they're not letting me in---

    (get the feeling of a small internet?)

    Haven't they ever heard of content-oriented marketing?

    Most of the Last Month

    I've been in the top 300,000 authors on Amazon, according to records

    View my Amazon Author profile at: http://www.amazon.com/author/nathancoppedge.


    (The) Solution to All Paradoxes

    I have reported this method several places, including Yahoo Answers numerous times in the past year and a half or so.

    It is material that I believed I had published in The Dimensional Philosopher's Toolkit 2013 Edition, but which was actually not explicit, or at least not easy to find within that text. It has subsequently been added in recent (3rd Edition) versions of the text, under the alphabetical heading Paroxysmic Method. The method was also previously in print in several not-widely-circulating books, including especially Coherent Logic, published late last year. To my knowledge no one else in the world has arrived at this precise procedure before. So, although it may seem amazing that it seems to work, in fact its invention required a special kind of genius.

    THE PAROXYSM OR DOUBLE-PARADOX, 

    INVENTED BY NATHAN COPPEDGE (2013)

    METHODOLOGY

    1. Choose a paradox, such as a traditional philosophical paradox, or a paradox you have just made up yourself.
    2. Find the most essential definitional terms that make your given paradox paradoxical.
    3. Find the opposite of each term, or an approximate opposite if no opposite can be found, for each term in the definition.
    4. Combine the opposites in the same order in which the original words appeared.

    EXAMPLES

    Sorites Paradox (Sound of Straw Falling):

    Definite Continuum = Indefinite Definitions
    OR, Meaningless Continuum = Meaningful Divisions

    Liar Paradox:

    "Noun lies. I am a noun". Solution: "Anti-noun does not lie. I am not a noun" hence "I am nothing lying" hence: "nothing lies absolutely". Or, "nothing lies about the truth". Or, "even liars can tell true lies".

    Paradox of the Arrow:

    Infinite Divisions of Matter is solved by a Finite Continuity Concept (otherwise, time is infinite).

    Balding Man:

    "Involves ambiguity between hair and balding. The solution is unambiguous hair and balding, or in other words, small amounts of hair or large amounts of covered scalp." (---The Dimensional Philosopher's Toolkit, 3rd Ed. p. 187)


    EXAMPLES FROM METAPHYSICS

    Some metaphysical paradoxes are not true paradoxes, meaning that they are not as well suited as Zeno's paradoxes. Nonetheless, insofar as they are paradoxes, solutions can be attempted.


    The Problem of the Brain-in-the-Vat is particularly difficult.

    However, if it is seen as a metaphysical problem, then it has a material solution. If it is seen as a physical problem, then it has a metaphysical solution. Otherwise it can be seen as a semantic problem, which has a rhetorical solution (if it's a rhetorical problem, however, it has a practical solution).
     
    Metaphysical Paradox Described by Vlastos

    Ambiguous Middle Subject Problem = Arbitrary Extreme Context Solution


    The above is also available as an academic article with citations at: https://www.academia.edu/10095771/_The_Solution_to_All_Paradoxes


    Thursday, January 8, 2015

    Famous Nathans

    Nathan Alexander -- inventor of the folding chair (1911).

    Nathan Myhrvold -- "invention capitalist".

    Nathan K. Naismith --- shares a nanoparticle patent with several other inventors.


    Perhaps Nathan Coppedge next? Inventor of objective knowledge, solutions to all paradoxes, and several viable perpetual motion designs, as well as some darned good poetry, and member of the Hyper-Cubist art movement...?


    My Recent Wikipedia Rejection Notice

    Concerning my recent 'Sandbox' submission for a biography of Nathan Coppedge:

    "So far as I can tell from this, you're a fringe researcher writing about yourself, who has been briefly interviewed by a local newspaper about some tangential topics, and has uploaded diagrams and videos onto the internet. Not trying to be a jerk here, just calling it as I see it. You might have the most amazing design ever, but Wikipedia does not make our own judgment calls, we base our information on published works by neutral parties. Once science journals, major newspapers, etc start excitedly covering your work, then we will have an article about you. And one written by someone other than you who finds your work compelling. If you're having [sic] writing about yourself, that doesn't make a very convincing case that other people want to read about you." --- MatthewVanitas

    I would say that's not exactly 'soft'. Then again, Rainbow Recycling, Steve Bellwood, and my cog sci-focused philosophy professor are not included, either.


    I'm back up to Top 4%

    at Academia.edu.

    Formerly I had dropped below 5%

    View my profile / articles HERE.

    I also have another academic profile at ACADEMIC ROOM.


    Wednesday, January 7, 2015

    In This House We Do Not Obey the Laws of Physics!

    Does this Require Magic Powers?

    I didn't use glue or anything. The pants are balanced using the spell 'fixamente'. This is a permanent spell I practiced, often with the same 'magic pants' --- after attempting to do permanent light spells, with uncertain success (the corners of the room sometimes seemed brighter, but that could be attributed to reflections along the wall). Anyway, I find this more impressive. Real evidence! In theory. Of course, the usual scientist will blame static electricity. Once, however, I lifted one of the legs without causing them to fall. I have performed this spell numerous times, sometimes even slightly better effect than this.

    Below: A sock with a similar effect.

    See my video of the two events HERE.



    Nathan Coppedge's Perpetual Motion Machine Designs and Theory

    currently has a bestseller rank on Amazon:

    • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #268,705 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
      • #78 in Books > Engineering & Transportation > Engineering > Reference > Patents & Inventions

    Order the Perpetual Motion Machine Designs & Theory HERE.

    Also, if you have purchased this book in the past, I encourage you or one of your family members to write a review on Amazon.


      Monday, January 5, 2015

      The Dimensional Philosopher's Toolkit (2013, 2014, 2015) currently has a Bestseller Rank on Amazon

      • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #538,010 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
        • #67 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Politics & Social Sciences > Philosophy > Reference

      It may be found on Amazon HERE.