Sunday, May 1, 2016


"With meaning there is life, and with life there is meaning." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Meaningful activity is never annoying." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Irrationalism is more universal than bounded rationality." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Apparently, the major limitation on magic is only the limitation on one's ability to have a magical past." ----Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"The idea of perpetual motion, which becomes a kind of 'eternal conservative' idea so far as realizing the potential of the universe, because a lot of the alternatives look really crazy eventually." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"We just have to bust the illusion and invent some new mentality, however strange, to re-kindle a golden age." ---Nathan Coppedge (Magical Rules) May 2016

"I would advise that good policy is to make systems-level choices commonplace, to better select the precise standards and modalities that accommodate optimal functioning (vis. citizenship, consumerism, business practices, and government)." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Reality is the fringe network of perception, however real, however material." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"We may say: Everything bad is a little bit good. Everything good is a little bit bad. But that is just a way of saying that nothing is absolute. Which is relatively untrue. Hence relativity is required to determine the absolute."---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Surely one doesn’t need a lifetime for every lesson! Most life-lessons seem to amount to this." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Good things in life = good god. Bad things in life = bad god. Or there is no god. For real pain is infinitely wrong. And pleasure is often remembered only for a moment." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"I have found those accepting illusions are those forgiving god, whereas pleasure is simply the pursuit of genius." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Why not genius for its own sake, if the world denies immediate spiritual fulfillment?"
---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Much of what we KNOW is false. It arises from incoherent exceptions. This provides a method of thought that is initially concealed." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Hussserl's work is closer to art or Picasso-envy than philosophy." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"(1) The Path of the Brute Animal. (2) The Path of the Trickster. (3) The Path of the
Polymath. And (4) The Path  of the Artist. These are paths that iterate at all levels.
There are greater and lesser versions of the Artist, just as there are lesser and
greater versions of Strength." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"(There are four macro-levels:) The Trivial...The Real...The Dimensional...The Ideal!"---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"The seeker uses legendary arguments to achieve superficial or original progress in the system of levels." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Although high levels are often difficult to achieve, the choice to be superficial or original remains at every level, making everything relatively accessible by the rule of ½."
---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Supply content for your system." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Discovering new words is sometimes what it actually means to be a genius."---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016

"Creating a universal aesthetic allows judgment of what belongs in the class of particulars." ---Nathan Coppedge, May 2016


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