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Embattled or Empowered

We should treat all the trivial things of life seriously, and all the serious things of life with sincere and studied triviality.”

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde makes a truly salient point on the triviality of serious matters and the seriousness of trivial matters. Think about it. In your present circumstances and with everything going on in your personal, professional, and social life, really think about the possible benefits and ramifications of following Wilde’s advice:

If you removed the weight from all grave matters – to the point where they truly take flight in weightlessness – how much lighter would you feel?

What would it take for you to make this ‘flip’? In a manner, the heart of resistance is the ego. Here too, Wilde captures it well:

 “It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.”

Oscar Wilde

The So What Factor (SWF):

Infinite Potentiality Theory (IPT) ennobles all individuals to reclaim effective agency at the singular level. (‘Singular’ being pivotal here because today’s electronic technologies mediate the individual’s effective agency to make a difference – one person at a time – ergo, singularly without dependence on others.) By so doing, s/he is empowered to realize his inherent and infinite creative potentiality (ICP). As soon as s/he does this, s/he attains ultimate freedom (UF) of and from the self and all related fetters of the self.

By setting aside the ego – as a fetter of the self – and giving weightlessness to gravity, you can ‘flip’ your reception and reaction to the serious and the trivial with relative ease. This is not to say that you must first attain UF before you can go forward with the ‘flip’. Instead, the ‘flip’ can be seen as a mediating action towards UF. In other words, as another avenue towards UF, it runs parallel to the one proposed by IPT (namely, the realization of ICP).

No matter which avenue you choose, the destination – ultimate freedom – is thereby arrived and so too, the benefits:

Letting go of ego – and its weighted burdens – is a liberation towards ultimate freedom.

Realizing ICP – the avenue of creativity – is a proactive, collaborative, empowering ennoblement towards ultimate freedom.

There is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ choice. Both paths are worthy. Every experience towards UF is unique to each individual.

Whichever you choose, IPT encourages you to your highest ennoblement and challenges you to transcend to your (creative) potentiality!

Cheers,

JY

 

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Mediascapes and Globalization

Media qua electronic technology has left an indelible mark on the fabric of culture (what I call a ‘mediascape’). Because of this, the entire tapestry is saturated with vibrant hues to an exponentially unparalleled magnitude, one could say the pigmentations are hyper-surreal. Especially from the year 2000 forward, the mediascape has taken on unprecedented dimension (perhaps even a fourth), scope, depth, and illustrative detail. Indeed, it could be a tapestry of its own, distinct from that of culture’s.

Think: opaque hologram.

Analogy aside, media qua electronic technology is omnipresent, proliferating to an exponential degree each day. The effects of this will reverberate for generations to come. At first glance, this might not be an extraordinary statement. However, if you step back and think about the nature of technology itself – its very possibility – the statement becomes extraordinary.

Indeed, technology – like all created phenomena – serves as ocular proof and attestation to the effective power of infinite creative potentiality (ICP). When comparing media and its effect on the fabric of culture to ICP and its effect on humanity – and on a global scale – the magnitude and relative scale of influence between the two become more readily apparent.

Media’s omnipresence is uncontested. But compare it to ICP. On a global scale and for generations to come, ICP is omnipresent and omnipotent to a revolutionary degree.

Let’s get some perspective.

Remember: media and technology are products of realized ICP. By your existence, you yourself are realized ICP. Look around you. Every person, place, and thing around you – by its very (tangible and intangible) actualization – is realized ICP.

Think about the magnitude of this implication. Blow it up, magnify it even more, and blow it up again. Now you will just begin to ‘scratch the surface’ of the tremendous impact and relevance ICP has today.

Accordingly, Infinite Potentiality Theory (IPT) ennobles you to your creative empowerment.

How will you leverage your ICP today?

Cheers,

JY


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The Self-Other Juxtaposition

Although Hegel’s philosophy on spirit, freedom, and subject-object hermeneutics (as per Paul Redding) may carry echoes in Infinite Potentiality Theory (IPT), there are subtle differences worth noting. As you read through all four volumes of Igniting an East-West Globalizing Dialogue, you should end with a comprehensive understanding of the salient distinctions making IPT singularly unique. Furthermore, throughout the space of this blog, I am providing you with practical, everyday examples of IPT’s application, further illustrating the theory’s distinguishing contributions.

For the purpose of this post, I will illustrate a subtle distinction between Hegel and IPT by focusing on his notion of: ‘Bei-sich-selbst-sein in einem Andern’ (being with oneself in Another). Allen Wood states that this “…is in fact the very actualization of my freedom” (Wood, Hegel’s Ethics). Think about this, if you will.

Being with oneself in Another as the actualization of your freedom.

In other words:

From the other, the individual derives the self and by so doing, realizes his freedom.

In the above, the three ‘players’ are: other, self, and freedom. The movement is from the external (other) to the internal (self) as a liberating action. Here, other defines self qua ontological meaning and freedom.

This is not far off from IPT:

Through realized infinite creative potentiality (ICP), the individual attains ultimate freedom (UF) of and from the self.

The three ‘players’ here are: ICP, UF, and (freedom from) the self. The movement is from internal active realization (ICP) towards external absolute liberation (UF) of and from the self. Here, self transcends to other through attainment of UF.

The approach is from opposite sides of the self-other spectrum, but the end result – freedom – is ultimately realized. However subtle, the difference of means towards the end – from Hegelian to IPT – is significant. The choice is ultimately yours; there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’:

If you take Hegel’s approach, you enter a paradigm of self-other dependency to actualize your freedom because it is a state of ‘being’ necessarily involving the other for that freedom.

If you take IPT’s approach, you begin and end without any dependency. The avenue towards freedom – ultimate freedom – is through realized creative potentiality (ICP) that already exists within yourself and in infinite supply.  Truly, with every creative act, you realize ICP every day, multiple times a day. And that is a beauteous realization…

Again, there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way of achieving UF. IPT encourages the way of realized creativity. As a product of creation – a created being – you already have the potentiality within you and in infinite supply. Sometimes, the things closest to us are the first to be overlooked. IPT empowers you not only to look at your creative potentiality, but also to leverage it towards your UF. (Ultimate because you can never completely break free from your self as it is wholly contained within your being.)

Why is UF so important?

In the space of other, UF ennobles the individual to take immediate agency and effect meaningfully positive impact(s) not just within his specific locus and for his present generation, but also for the concentric locus outside his location and for future generations to come. That magnitude of influence can be achieved most effectively from a self-liberated position with the full creative power of the ICP catalyst. Each time the catalyst is activated, not only does the acting individual gain leverage of his creative potentiality, but also do others around him. This is because the active charge of that catalyst is also released into the collective ‘pool’ of potential energy qua infinite creative potentiality.

And that is just a glimpse…

You have seen the positions from Hegel’s perspective as well as from IPT’s. Understanding there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ choice between self and other positioning, which do you choose? Whatever your choice, I wish you a leveraged empowerment to your noblest of all possible aspirations!

–JY


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Percentages

What is your active percentage level (APL)?

Do you operate at max capacity?

Do you moderate yourself depending on your mood, the activity, or the day of the week?

Do you ‘go through the motions’ waiting for the weekend to arrive?

Look around you.  Notice the way people act and react as they progress through their day.  Can you gauge their APL?  Observe your colleagues at work.  What – if any – is the effect of their APL on you and yours on them?

In my post, “F&A”, from 21 June 2014, I discuss frequency and amplification in relation to the powerful ICP catalyst:

Electrical charge – qua the electron – is commonly associated with the atom.  The human being at the atomic level is a marvelously charged entity.  Whether you realize it or not, the body is continuously reacting to electric charge surrounding it at an omnipresent level.

I made mention – in prior posts and in my book – the miraculous ‘charge’ within the ICP catalyst.  This is the activity the individual engages in continuously when realizing his creativity.  And the individual does this multiple times a day every day…

Just as every individual has a particular frequency and effective resonance of amplification, so too does s/he have an APL matching his realized creative potentiality.  And this APL resonates at max capacity.  As I have explained in prior posts, when realizing creative potentiality, an enormous amount of energy is released by the ICP catalyst.  This energy becomes part of the global collective energy (GCE).

Above all, IPT encourages each individual to realize his inherent and infinite creative potentiality and to do so with a dedicatedly unwavering and ardent gusto reflecting an APL at max capacity.

By so doing, s/he will contribute that much more to the GCE.

By so doing, s/he will inspire, encourage, and empower others to follow suit.

By so doing, s/he will attain an absolute liberation qua ultimate freedom.

Above all, by so doing, s/he will amplify his resonance to the global decibel of meaningful awareness, impact, and ennoblement.

So tune-in to yourself at this very moment.  What is your APL?  Can you hear your frequency?

What do you choose to be your effective resonance?

–JY

 

 


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Reflective Appreciation

There is a simple beauty to the world around you.  In moments of reflective serenity, you might even find a brilliant grace within all the details.  In a manner, the organized chaos, discordant harmony, and cognitive dissonance between technology and nature, real and virtual, fixed and movable, and synthetic and natural, all seem to fit as a jigsaw puzzle into an almost surrealist tapestry against the banner of our locus within our particular time-space-geography coordinates.  It is keenly spectacular to see powering all of this is a single truth: infinite creative potentiality (ICP).

How so?

Let’s break it down:

Potentiality is itself timeless and infinite.  It is the potential of potential.  At the moment of its realization, it becomes the actualization.

Like potentiality, creativity is infinite.  Limitless, it is falsely bounded by man’s imagination.  Unlike potentiality, creativity runs continuous before, during, and after its realization so it is not itself transformed.  Instead, it mediates direct transformation qua transcendence to an ultimate freedom of and from the self.  If you ever observe the process of creation – artistic or otherwise – pay attention to the person creating.  Notice the expressions, actions, behaviors, and the very ‘space’ s/he occupies.  Indeed, s/he is transported and very much of the moment.

Creativity and Potentiality are equal key elements of ICP.  In tandem, they give ICP its effective essence of existence.  After all, within each atom and element of life is creation as an instance and product of the created.  Within all creation is potentiality in every possible direction and dimension.

Within the push and pull between Creativity and Potentiality is the jigsaw miraculously fitting together.  The ‘smooth edges’ keeping them all in place is the powerful ICP catalyst.  Indeed, the energy required to bring all these pieces together – albeit, in (discordant) harmony – is unquantifiable.  Hence, the ICP catalyst to ‘fit the bill’.

Perspective is keenly necessary when looking at a tapestry.  Stepping back or coming ‘nose-to-nose’ will give you a different truth each time.  Apply this to the world around you the next time you decide to take a good look.

–JY


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ICP Catalyst Examined

In addition to being a philosophy, Infinite Potentiality Theory (IPT) can be expressed formulaically:

IPT = ∞ CP  ∆͢   UF

(Please also see my other posts on this: “∞ CP Answering Kant..” from 13 June 2014; and “Realization” from 18 June 2014.)

The IPT formula is inspired by a few rather elegant equations from quantum physics:

1)      The time-dependent Gross-Pitaevskii/non-linear Schrodinger equation for Bose-Einstein condensates (at low temperature regimes),

2)      The Hartree many-body trial wave function using the Effective Hamiltonian (as utilized in the Monte Carlo simulations as well as the time-dependent variational approach to ground-state phase transition and phonon dispersion relation of the quantum double-well model), and

3)      The time-independent Schrodinger equation (and especially its eigenfunction) qua quantization of energy and the infinite potential well.

It is also inspired by the following considerations of molecular quantum mechanics:

1)      Koopman’s Theorem specific to the total energies, the orbital energies, and the ionization energies,

2)      Correlation energies, and

3)      Post-Hartree-Fock method and the relevant Moller-Plesset perturbations and configuration interactions.

Regardless of your background in quantum physics and/or quantum mechanics, the ‘take-away’ is this: the infinite energy potentiality at the quantum level is extraordinary. The behavior of the element or molecule under consideration – whether it be Helium, Lithium, Benzene, Toluene, etc. – is equally extraordinary depending on the temperature and/or variable introduced in experimentation.   Now compare the quantum world to that of IPT.

It has already been mathematically demonstrated in the quantum world the infinite energy potentiality that exists. From this vein is IPT’s infinite creative potentiality (ICP) catalyst. I have already discussed in a prior post the extraordinary energy inherent to the ICP catalyst (please see “Ultimate Freedom” from 12 June 2014):

Shakyamuni Buddha stated that “…in twenty-four hours our life is born and dying, rising and falling 6,400,099,980 times” (Taizan Maezumi Roshi, Appreciate Your Life: The Essence of Zen Practice, Part 1, “The Essence of Zen; Appreciate Your Life,” p.5).  Quantum physicists estimate the amount of energy required to bridge the discrepancy between the quantum world and the classical world is roughly a trillion times more (E = mc2) energy than all the mass of all the stars and planets out twenty billion light years.  Between Shakyamuni Buddha and the quantum physicists, we are talking about an extraordinary amount of energy and still it does not even come close to what is within the ICP catalyst!

So how is it that there is so much energy in the ICP catalyst?

Precisely because potentiality – the potential of potential – is everything and nothing, all that is, ever will be, and has not yet been, we can accurately state that because the possibility is infinite, the related store of energy to ignite potential into actual is exponentially equal to that boundless infinity.

 I go further to discuss the ICP Catalyst in my post, “Sense & Consequence” from 25 June 2014:

Remember, IPT argues for a paradigm shift from the phenomenological-metaphysical dyad to an infinite creative potentiality (ICP)-ultimate freedom (UF) collaboration via the powerful ICP catalyst.

In the former paradigm, the phenomenological is the realm of the senses – the a posteriori knowledge Kant agreed is available to man.  It runs counter to the metaphysical realm of the thing-in-itself – the a priori knowledge Kant argues is not available to man.  If we were to go along with Kant then, man is limited to the phenomenological subject-only sensory experience of the world and his reality.  He is forever challenged to circumnavigate the metaphysical from which he is excluded.

Shifting from this paradigm to the ICP-UF collaboration, IPT argues that man is not only privy to both realms, he is an active agent of both as a critical necessity.  Furthermore, rather than a counterpoint dyad, the paradigm is interactively collaborative whereby ICP realized through the ICP catalyst mediates UF.

And then again in my post, “In the Self or In the Other” from 29 June 2014:

In other words, through IPT’s proposed paradigm, the individual reconciles the discrepancies between self and other through an absolute liberation.  This liberation is achieved as soon as s/he realizes creative potentiality.  At the point of realization, s/he ignites the ICP catalyst which is an immeasurably potent burst of energy.  In turn, this released energy contributes directly to the energy of the world’s creative consciousness. The impact and import of this cannot be stressed enough.

Bringing all this to direct relevance then, I put it to you:

What is your quanta?

How will you realize and express your creative potentiality?

–JY