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←  Universal Holism and Individualized Reductionism. The BPS Model Revisited.* “A BioPsychoSocial (BPS) Model of Reality, an Update.” Posted on January 29, 2018by Dr.d “A BioPsychoSocial (BPS) Model of Reality, an Update.” Introduction. The  quest for finding the all encompassing, final theory of everything in … Continue reading

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“A BioPsychoSocial (BPS) Model of Reality, an Update.”

“A BioPsychoSocial (BPS) Model of Reality, an Update.” Introduction. The  quest for finding the all encompassing, final theory of everything in reality (TOE) continues un-abated. The front runners’ current effort seems to be resting on the premise that the final … Continue reading

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 Universal Holism and Individualized Reductionism. The BPS Model Revisited.*

 Universal Holism and Individualized Reductionism I What is the difference, if any, between my individualized personal experience and those of the social group I identify with? Is the experience of the group the reliable sum total of the individual participant’s … Continue reading

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The BPS Model of Reality, Life and Consciousness.

Consciousness Studies/BioPsychoSociology < Consciousness Studies This brief summary is an illustration of an attempt to model a multidisciplinary biopsychosocial (bps) understanding of self-consciousness seen from the perspective of both scientific methodology and metaphysical logic where the empirical and the inferential … Continue reading

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“REALITY, LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS.”

For most of you either retired or with part-time jobs, who spend leisure hours browsing on the I-net, probably the most frequent theme you come across is about “what is reality” or what is “to be conscious”.? The main reason … Continue reading

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“The Metaphysical Onion Layers of Existential Reality.”

  “The Metaphysical ‘Onion Layers’ of Existential Reality, a Critical Analysis of its Ectodermal, Mesodermal and Endodermal Layers Derivatives. Between Ontological Nominalism and Epistemological Transcendentalism.”   Introduction It has been known from the time of Cicero that human behavior has … Continue reading

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Amazon Book Review on Richard Bernstein’s “Evil”

I am surprised that both the author and the book reviewer take opposite and extreme positions  (rational<–> emotional) on the question of mesoscopic existential reality, criticizing in the process the time honored analysis of Emmanuel Kant in “Critique of Pure … Continue reading

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To Kill a Mocking Nerd

To Kill a Mocking Nerd. A Short Fictional Story Written by Reality. Chapter 1 Mr. Quin was quite busy aiming at a huge computer monitor screen with a simulated sniper rifle. Without even blinking his eye he watched intently as … Continue reading

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Between Ontological Nominalism and Epistemological Transcendentalism.

  “The Metaphysical ‘Onion Layers’ of Existential Reality, a Critical Analysis of its Ectodermal, Mesodermal and Endodermal Layers Derivatives. Between Ontological Nominalism and Epistemological Transcendentalism.”   Introduction It has been known from the time of Cicero that human behavior has … Continue reading

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A Critical Analysis of Real Time Existential Reality in our Vital Biosphere.

A Critical Analysis of Real Time Existential Reality in our Vital Biosphere.* This brief note is yet another attempt to clarify an unnecessary cognitive confusion among scholars with the subtle differences between the ontological and the epistemological domains; the measured/observed … Continue reading

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