Wednesday, 3 June 2009

34. Mind forms in human communities - C.

IDEOLOGIES. Other formally inverted dualities occur when human beings seek some 'everything' to justify belief. The main traditions seem grounded in the usual formal drives -- either analytically or synthetically driven.

For analytically driven people this 'everything' has typically been some ultimate content, in which the human, organic or physical universes have been broken down into perceived essentials -- as for example in humanism, organicism and physicalism.

For synthetically driven people the everything has been some all-embracing form, in which the general universe has been envisaged as being built up into perceived systems -- as in various Western and Eastern religions.

Readers requiring more details might wish to consult pages 192-193 of the main publication.

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