RE: virus: Critical Mass of Enlightenment

TheHermit (
Thu, 8 Apr 1999 20:49:20 -0500

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TheHermit <Laughing>

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> An idea develops into an ideal by way of an individual. The icon for
> this individual is an averaged representation (averaged across space
> and through time but represented within the moment as by individuals
> of different developmental levels, democratically). This icon also
> refers to an idol, which is an eternal object-- such that the
> individual can exist as multiple living examples while at the same
> time having objectively determined actions... those related to the
> idol as object-standard (a *standard* only, since it is otherwise
> impossible to represent a living Being according to a non-changing
> object). Thus the individual is like an idol which internalizes the
> icon (and this icon is reducible, then, to a mere life force): He
> projects an image of popular conception... though as an example (he
> "the same as" this image, symbolically).
> Using these terms: "Critical mass" is like the icon (averaged,
> abstracted unless exemplified, a subjective representation of temporal
> development within a frozen moment); that is, it must be internalized
> and projected (like an image), by an individual, and according to a
> necessary historical development (such that it is logically caused to
> manifest and works toward a reasoned effect).
> Being symbolically understood-- as an ideal and through the
> production of ideas-- such critical mass seems more a potential within
> which individual consciousness might function. Even still, it seems
> like this critical mass has already been reached (and is ever-present)
> since, as defined, it would be the mechanism by which an individual is
> thus able to become self-conscious (the icon transcends the idol
> within the individual by way of the projected image-- and again as a
> symbol within the imagination).