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Supernatural Ideas

The Rationalist Wise Man's truth, ideas, come in two flavors, natural ideas and supernatural ideas.

Supernatural ideas arise out of the generalizations we make about the logical causes for, motives behind, judgments about, and psychological effects of what we refer to in natural ideas.






Rationalist Wise Man's Truth - Ideas

The Forest Metaphor

Ideas are like our view from above the forest. Here the word view is the key.

Natural ideas are like the words we might use to describe this view to a friend, and supernatural ideas are like the technical language we might use to explain what we see to a scientist.

[click on the forest drawing to see the other truths]







Where suoernatural ideas come from











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