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Cory

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Problem with the sentence
« on: February 25, 2014, 06:28:32 am »
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"That which is brought into existence, taken out of existence, known or not-known is called an effect.

1.    The purpose of bringing an effect into existence is to make it known.
2.    The purpose of taking an effect out of existence is to make it not-known.
3.    The purpose of knowing is to know.
4.    The purpose of not-knowing is to not know.

Thus, 1 & 3 and 2 & 4 are complementary postulates. They enhance affinity.
Thus, 1 & 4 and 2 & 3 are conflicting postulates. They lower affinity.

Conflicting postulates are called a game. The purpose of a game is to have fun. All conflicting postulates are essentially a game, though it may be called other things. Due to contagion with opposing postulates all games tend to reduce the ability of the being to postulate. The power of a being is his ability to make his postulates effective."

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My problem is with the sentence, "Thus, 1 & 3 and 2 & 4 are complementary postulates. They enhance affinity.
Thus, 1 & 4 and 2 & 3 are conflicting postulates.".

What he is talking about above are not postulates. It should be said, "Thus, 1 & 3 and 2 & 4 are complementary. They enhance affinity.
Thus, 1 & 4 and 2 & 3 are conflicting."

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Re: Problem with the sentence
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2014, 06:04:53 pm »
Hm..

Personally I consider the words PURPOSE and POSTULATE to be synonyms (in the TROM universe).

I did some work in this area a few months ago and found about 20-30 words that I considered to be synonyms of the word POSTULATE.
They are just weaker or more complex or includes some counter postulates in them.
Dennis also mentioned a few of these and called them synonyms (of the word POSTULATE).
This is what started my search.

My viewpoint is that the POSTULATE is the real thing and all those others are different flavours of the thing.
With FLAVOUR I mean it is more of a mix of significances and often more than one single clean POSTULATE in the package (flavour).

Typical synonyms are INTENTION, CONSIDERATION, HOPE, DREAM, ACTION, AGREEMENT...
(all of them lower quality postulates)

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Re: Problem with the sentence
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 09:55:33 pm »
doesn't it boil down to Dennis saying some postulates create conflict and some postulates create affinity (are complementary)?

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Re: Problem with the sentence
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2019, 11:45:58 am »
This is how i think. A postulate comes from the causation source. Naming a postualte anything other than a postulate is wrong. But the result of that postulate is what dennis is describing. They are states of an intention. Am i wrong on this or got a misunderstood?
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Re: Problem with the sentence
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2019, 02:48:36 am »
Hi Cory,

copied and pasted from the original TROM a Games Manual:

"Purpose, Intention, Goal and Postulate can be regarded as synonyms."