Situationalism

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Situationalism

James once mockingly proposed "situationalism" to Silhouettes "experientialism". It is in fact a far more sensible idea though, which can actually be directly tied into science, because Special Relativity is basically the conclusion that we need to take the situation into account if we want to measure the objects with respect to each other.

It gets more interesting as a prescriptive tool; before we study something, we establish it as a situation, which must include our planning to study it.

Every atom is a situation.

There are many such situations involved in this screen producing the situation of all our screens producing a model of this situation on it. Are there similarities between these situations? Yes - the atom has a core, and the situation of us looking at the atomic model has that model, and by implication the idea of the atom, as its core.

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Re: Situationalism

Maybe I should have left it in place, as it was quite an apt demonstration of the ontology of situations, how manifestly evident they are as natures, beings.

Qhuack it, Ill quote it.

Fixed Cross wrote:The advantage, or one of them, well the first one the comes to mind is that perhaps we can then drive at unlimited speed through all of Europe.

VEE FUCK YOU UP, MAN! VEE TAKES THE MONEY

That in turn is a comment on the political situation in Europe, where a clearly superior society dominates a circumference of lesser, once-great societies.
That is to say that there are several smaller situations of lesser (substance/power/selfvalue/integrity/intelligence) attached as buffoons to a central situation to which the same laws do not apply.

The center of (larger) Germany itself is also very interesting, but a little bit too interesting for that situation to be touched on from this particular situation right here, on your fucking screen, and now in your brain, you dumb fuck.

Situationalism. Remember that shit.

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Re: Situationalism

zen is a situation, though.
It is as a situation quite apt.
Unfuck it.

Zen is a man staring at a wall and liking it.
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