The Plantlike
Character of Logic

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aving some degree of experience in this matter, I report here that logic, as an abstract operation, has an apparent character. The expectation is that it should be that of "cold and mechanical".

I do not find this to be the case. At least not insofar as applied logic is concerned.

Pure logic would be that as in number theory (the afforementioned cold and mechanical). Applied logic is that which has been "alloyed" with conditionals.

The conditionals used herein are the two corollaries of the Fundamental Postulate:

  • Principle of Embodiment
  • Principle of Interaction
Because these are necessary to force out the observed universe, the logic derived takes on a variant character. The nearest description I can manage is that of a vine tendril. It seems to seek out whatever is possible, grab that then go on to the next thing.

I fully understand that I am possibly giving to an inanimate thing my own characteristics (though it really isn't inanimate, i.e. we're here). However, I sense something extra with a sensibility. It withdraws from unprofitable pathways and may possibly leave vestigial parts lying around for no apparent reason.

If this is so (as unlikely as it may seem) one must be prepared for a few "unexplainables", things which are there because they can be but aren't really necessary.

The reader should take this section very lightly as it in no way affects the outcome of things factually whether right of wrong.


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