FORMAL / LOGICAL SYSTEMS
A general introduction might be with the concept of an 'afocal
network'. Which is a network in which the progression organizes
disrelations. For example, [Set 1] might be oriented towards the
idea that everything is an original, undifferentiated experience.
Perfect, but amoral. [Set 2] might differ in two major
characteristics: it might be oriented towards the idea that 'we
don't want to be midgets, and that's the bottom line!' imperfect
but ethical. [Set 3] Might be making artwork from dead leaves:
neither ethical nor unethical, neither moral nor immoral.
Exceptionism is generally the logic of limits upon a system, the
way of finding extensions to an existing system. Ideally
exceptions are formulated so as to be 'accessible' which is
terminology borrowed from Graph Theory meaning that as many
possible applied theories benefit from the general categories of
exception such that the general categories of exception manifest
the greatest possible, the most universal, relevance for all applied
Here are some exceptional rules of exception:
Something is part of everything, if there is anything in
Everything is at least one thing.
We can make everything that we can make everything of.
Nothing is the only nothing, unless it is plural and the same.
Another way of stating the concept of exceptions is in terms of
clauses, or what is called clausality. This is simply a way of
measuring the number of assumptions necessary to reach a given
law or proposition. In general, however, the smallest number of
premises is necessary to reach ideal laws. Therefore, general
(philosophical) exceptionism as opposed to applied exceptionism
tends to deal with clauses in terms of their universal relevance,
and only deems them appropriate if they are unimpeachable,
which can mean that to the extent they are trivial, they are wrong.
So, here is another axiom:
To the extent that they are trivial, they are wrong
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