The Terms

What Problem Are We Trying To Solve?

Why Do We Need New Definitions and Terms?

1) Every philosopher must and does both add terms and alter the properties of terms. Otherwise the fuction of a philosopher, which is the reorganization of existing categories, relations, operations, and values is impossible. The question is only whether we are increasing precision or decreasing precision. In our case we are increasing precision in order to prevent deceptions.

2) We remove misrepresentation from terminology by the use of deflation, series, and operational definitions. This means that many terms, when placed in series with related terms, can only ‘fit’ (avoid conflation and misrepresentation) if properties that cause conflation are attributed to one term and not another. By the combination of deflation, isolation of properties, and operational language we all but remove fungibility (use in deception) from terms. Moreover, we eliminate the ability to use deception in the most common manner it is used: the pretense of knowledge where the speaker lacks the knowledge to make the claims he does. Or where he has identified and is making use of a loose relation for the purpose of argument or deduction that does not hold under scrutiny.

3) All pretense of knowledge and deception is caused by hiding information,  partial information,  embellishment of information, or incorrect information, causing demand for substitution on the part of the audience, and thereby causing suggestion in the audience.

4) Suggestion can be used to transfer meaning, which we can then deflate (limit) to truthful propositions. Or suggestion can be used to transfer partial meaning, which we let perform suggestion, or which we expand into falsehood. In other words, we can communicate then limit or we can communication and let the audience expand an idea to unlimited form. Or we can communicate and suggest other limits. And various permutations thereof. So we cannot communicate truthfully without supplying both via positiva (meaning) and via-negativa (limits) so that the competition between meaning and limits allows only potentially true information to survive.

5) The most successful methods of deception are caused by increasingly *indirect* means of suggestion that cause the audience to perform substitution (fill in the blanks). Advertising (commercial), propaganda(political), and theology(religious) saturation of the environment produces suggestion by deception by the use of overloading the environment. And humans are not able even intentionally to insulate themselves from the free association caused by experiential phenomenon (information). So Advertising, Propaganda, and Theology are methods of deception through deception and overloading.

6) The use of “-isms”. An “-ism” refers to a portfolio of categories, values, relations that provide decidability within a domain. So an ism is a ‘name’ for an algorithm providing some form of decidability. This ism can be very narrow (Platonism) or very broad (Marxism). The decidability offered can be true, undecidable, or false, or moral, amoral or immoral. But without referring to ‘-ism’s’ one must list the sometimes long sets of arguments (categories, values, and relations) within them.

So it is ‘shorthand’ to use those terms, just like it is shorthand to use math, logic, geometry, calculus, or family, genus, species, race. And yes, it is burdensome on the reader who is ignorant of the subject – but  it is comfortable for both the author and the reader who are knowledgeable.

The strange question we should contemplate is, “Why do people read other technical literature, which they must look up and understand terms, yet people who will read technical literature – analytic philosophy, making use of law, economics, science, and mathematics – and expect NOT to look up a lot of terms?”

The answer of course is that we have no choice but to participate in that science we call cooperation: ethics, morality, and politics. While we have the choice to participate in every other scientific discipline.



Human Faculties:

Physical (Actionable),


Preferential (Desirable)”

Sense, Perception, Auto-Association, Prediction, Attention, Recursion, Wayfinding: … “

Sense: the organization of stimulations, deformations, or vibrations upon our nervous system, from pulses into measurements that we can perceive and integrate into our set of perceptions. Through senses we crate perceptions.”

Perception: the brain’s ability to organize and integrate millions of sensory inputs, into a model of our environment sufficiently correspondent and consistent to permit predictable, repeatable, successful, actions at human scale. Through perception we create models.”


Others, Objects, Spaces, Borders(Backgrounds).”


Auto Association: ( …. )



Cognition: “




Decision (Choice)

Action (vs reaction):


Referent: anything we can refer by name or description from the concrete and specific to the general or abstract, to the imaginary, to the intuitive but inarticulable.

Property: an attribute of any referent that is subjectively testable by human sense, perception, intuition, reason, or action.

Constant Relation: ( … )

Dependency, Hierarchy, Supervienience ( … )


Identity, Consistency, Correspondence, Constructability, Rationality (Rational Choice), Coherence, Limits, Completeness, Parsimony, Warrantability, Restitutability, Survival. ( … ) “




Rationality (Rational Choice),


Identity, Ambiguity, Unambiguity: ( … ) “

Completeness, Full Accounting: ( … ) ” 

Explanatory Power: ( … )”

Parsimony: The least inputs needed to produce the outputs. The lowest cost method of production. The result of Continuous Recursive Disambiguation by Adversarial competition.”

Survival: (…)

Closure, Causal Closure: ( … ) “


Decidability: … “

Truth: Decidability sufficient for the satisfaction of demand for infallibility given the question in the given context.”

“Epistemology: Auto Association, Hypothesis, Theory, Surviving Theory, Law”

Adversarial, Adversarialism, Survival:  ( … )”


Premise: a set of properties with which all subsequent dependencies must maintain consistency, correspondence, constructability, and coherence.”

Logic: a test of internal consistency of properties, premises, within or between references and statements.”

Justificationary Logic 

Falsificationary Logic

Constructivist Logic

Law (of nature): a statement of fact, deduced from observation, and observed to be true, to the effect that a particular natural phenomenon always occurs if certain conditions are present. Laws are therefore Regular and Deterministic regardless of the thoughts, words, or deeds, of man. Laws of Nature are Discovered by man.”

Axiom: An axiom, postulate or assumption is a premise that is declared by man as equivalent to true, to serve as a premise or starting point for further reasoning and arguments. Axioms are declared by in the discipline of logic, and are therefore arbitrary. Conversely, Laws are discovered and therefore not declared, nor arbitrary, only contingent upon further increases in the precision of our knowledge of the causality of those laws. As such in our work in the law, we will not rely on axioms.” 

First Principle: A proposition or assumption that cannot be deduced from any other proposition or assumption. First-principles are discovered by man.”

Paradigm: the system of laws, theories, hypotheses, and methodology including the scope, vocabulary, grammar, logic, and limits of a particular subject. Paradigms can be discovered, or created by man.”

Grammar: The rules of continuous recursive disambiguation necessary for the production of transactions, together producing the transfer of meaning, within the limits of a paradigm, using its vocabulary, logic, and syntax.

Continuous Recursive Disambiguation: The process and method that we use to produce sciences within the scientific paradigm. The process and method of speech. The process and method of evolution. The process and method by which the universe functions.”

Science: The discipline of using instruments, whether physical or logical, to disambiguate any phenomena, by the production of regular, deterministic, observables, that are testable by human senses, perception, logic, and reason, such that we can testify that our claims about that phenomena are unambiguous, internally consistent, operationally possible, externally correspondent, and coherent with the set of other claims found by the same means, together constituting what we refer to as the scientific paradigm: “That which is testifiable.”


(acquisition, reciprocity)


Combination(unordered), Permutation(ordered), Computation, Logic, Calculation, Reason, Thinking, Daydreaming, Dreaming: (… )


Measurement “…”


Cardinal (commensurable by index)

Ordinal (commensurable by property or properties )

Triangular or Adversarial (Orderable by discovery of n dimensions)

Fibboniacci (estimating using points, ignorance, and discovery of outcomes)


  1. Adversarial Competition vs. Justification vs. Falsification
  2. Constructive Logic vs. Deductive Logic vs Inferential Logic
  3. Paradigm, dimensions, logic, vocabulary, at each scale of stable relations.
  4. Inflate, Inflationary, Ordinary, Idiomatic, Deflate, Deflationary
  5. Human grammatical facility, grammar, Grammars (logics);
  6. Continuous Recursive Disambiguation,
  7. Enumeration
  8. First Principles, Stable Relations (symmetries)
  9. Enumeration, Serialization,
  10. Operations, operational terms, Operationalization, Operationalism
  11. Universally commensurable
  12. Value neutral language
  13. Decidability vs. Choice or Preference
  14. Testimony
  15. Due Diligence
  16. Contract for Meaning


Some Common Terms in Propertarianism

Jan 30, 2020, 4:24 PM

Yes P = Propertarianism, and we use:

P-Method, P-Logic, P-Testimony or Testimonialism, P-Ethics or Propertarian ethics, P-Law or Natural Law of Reciprocity, Disambiguation by Serialization and Operationalism, ePrime, The Copula. Operational Language and Vocabulary. Inflationary and deflationary Grammars. Fictionalisms. Deceits. Abrahamic method of deceit. The Grammars, Ternary Logic, Compatibilism, The Coercive Technologies, Three Classes of Elites, Falsification, Decidability, Truth as Demand for decidability., Warranty of Due Diligence, Reciprocity, Imposition of costs, Demonstrated Interest. Property In Toto. And we repeat the properties of Reciprocity, Testimony, property in to, the sequence of deceits, the sequences of crimes, and the abrahamic method pretty much constantly, and we describe human behavior in these terms using the language of economics.

It seems overwhelming. If we get it into ‘propertarianism for dummies’ I’m not sure it will be. But it’s been harder than we thought.

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