Philosophy as Concept-Formation

Human beings form concepts by their inherent, inborn mental nature. Human concept formation, however, may proceed essentially automatically and unconsciously, or it may proceed under the direction of intentional, conscious guidance. Completely reality-based, intentional, conscious concept formation requires disciplined, honest mental effort.

A philosophy is a set of concepts and beliefs which provides a framework for understanding the world and one's relationship to it, and for guiding one's activity within it. All human beings have some sort of philosophy, because human beings form concepts by their inherent, inborn nature. One's philosophy may be integrated, reality-based and rational or it may be non-integrated, non-reality-based and irrational; this is largely dependent upon whether one allows one's concept formation to proceed essentially automatically and unconsciously, or under the direction of intentional, conscious guidance. Even the choice not to make this or that philosophical choice is itself a philosophical choice. Philosophy, like concept formation itself, is an inescapable part of human existence.

Philosophy is often regarded as a mere intellectual curiosity, more concerned with playing games with language and arguments than with the practical and effective guidance of thought, belief, and activity. This view results in a sterile and essentially unproductive approach, more concerned with studying the works of previous “authorities” than with studying the only authority that matters: reality.

The more that one's philosophy is firmly anchored in reality, the more effectively and accurately will it guide one's understanding of the world, one's relationship to it, and one's activities within it. Reality itself must be the bedrock foundation of all valid philosophy, and thus it is the bedrock foundation of Scionics.

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17 Replies to “AE-DOC: the-protocols-of-scionics”

  1. I’m looking forward to learning all I can about scionics. As I browse around the website I realize how much there is to take in. I agree with I understand so far.

  2. I do have questions about the mind and how humans do communicate with one another if they have that ability developed. Also, with my old dog if I call him to his bath he remembers that it is not pleasurable so he will stay where he is like sitting in front of the fireplace where he is warm and cozy if not running upstairs to get away from the bath. Yes, I believe all have a level of pain and pleasure knowledge.

  3. Im Intrigued to see where within the book the split from mystical concepts and scientific diverge, because this article resembles christ consciousness and new age modes of thought, which I’ve experienced. I’m Looking forward to the more concrete concepts. Thanks for posting.

  4. I like the reference to Henry David Thoreau’s 1849 essay, “Resistance to Civil Government” it reminds me of the coffeehouse I used to attend Sunday service at when I first began to question the legitimacy of Christianity. Thoreau Woods Unitarian Universalist Church

  5. 1:7 POLITICS

    I am at a loss for words.
    This quote best describes my thoughts right now.

    “Scionics politics, as embodied in scio-anarchism and the non-aggression principle, is the ultimate, invincible form of political naturalism.”

    The Scionics Institute has maintained my full support. I look forward to the progression of Scionics.

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