Jan Cox Talk 0713

Knowledge Is Conclusion, Thinking Is Infinite and Diverse


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#713 Oct 15, 1990 – 1:06 
Notes by TK

Kyroot to :09. In myth there are two ways of fulfilling existence: the way of knowledge (which is the orderly ordinary expansion of the human intellect) and the way of thinking. These are of distinct and different orders: knowledge is a ‘thing’ while thinking is a process…a process of process. Knowledge is held to be the supreme attainment by the Secondary Level World intellect, but it is limited, rigid and repetitious.

Knowledge is composed of ‘facts’ which once known can only be what they are: absolutely definitive and precluding further thinking (although not precluding additional facts). All knowledge is conclusion. Thinking is infinite, flexible and diverse…all those things your mother warned you against! The purpose of thinking is not to collect knowledge (conclusions) but to lead to further thinking. Thinking is an end in itself. Critical times arise for the Real Revolutionist in the way of thinking. One: realization that one’s own knowledge is precisely that which interferes with and precludes the way of thinking.

This realization is diametrically contrary to Secondary Level World intellect’s conviction in the deliverance of facts, of answers. Another critical time: when the intellect unequivocally judges that further human action is useless to effect answers or cure. Then is the time to begin thinking further. Ordinary intelligence doesn’t try to think, it tries to collect knowledge. Thinking begets further thinking. It is free of all dogma, reason, sequence, self-reference and seriousness (which = death). Thinking is festivity and higher-order enthusiasm.

The News


…and Kyroot said:

Just paying the “Drive Away Price” Won’t let you GET away.


…and Kyroot said:

Without a plan,
Things are too short;

Too abrupt
And immediate for
Life’s long range needs.


…and Kyroot said:
All systems
Refer only to themselves Yeah, I know,
But even when they
SAY they’re doing otherwise It’s still the same.


…and Kyroot said:
The “placebo effect” (And thing’s that ain’t
Are just your imagination.)


…and Kyroot said:
One time this one guy
Found an astoundingly ferocious beast
That he couldn’t identify, or
Find in any reference book;
He put it in his pocket
(There is here the possibility that he
Actually found it in his pocket,
But this alternative interferes with
The flow of the tale, so-),
He put it in his pocket
Where it stayed until it beCAME his pocket;
He then put his pocket in his pants
Where it stayed until it beCAME his pants;
He then put his head in his pants,
And what happened after that
You know as well as I do.


…and Kyroot said:
Revolutionist Political Principle Number Two: Those thoughts are best that govern least.


…and Kyroot said:
One City sore head
(Who is rumored to have had
His intellectual tubes tied)
In a cocktail-party-moment of expansion
Let slip the statement that,
“After it’s all weighed and wrapped,
Life is a rather amiable disease Hic!”


…and Kyroot said:
A Revolutionist,
positioned on new neural ground
could look back at the City and conclude that;
Those matters that matter the least, matter the most.


…and Kyroot said:
Let’s have a hand
For the will of man: The salvation of many a soul
Is in the fact that the
Palace Of Sin
Didn’t have what you wanted
On the menu – Plus their prices were too high.

$ 05/16/90-(8)

…and Kyroot said:
One demi-fine day
A kid asked his ole man,
“Why do I never hear you
Sing the praises of parenthood,
Or offer thanks for having this little off-spring?”, and
The elder leaped into a frozen, squinting position and replied,
“Ah, it’s a trick question – right?”

t 05/16/90-(9)

…and Kyroot said:
(Up until now): The first dog
Who ever talked Was also the last.


…and Kyroot said:
At one City school,
On the very first day of classes,
Just after they take everyone’s name, They shoot all the kids.


…and Kyroot said:
Stanza stripped from the
Freshly painted w.c. of one chap’s mind; “Some ride east, north and west, and Some the south road take;
Don’t wait up, or watch the news,
They all are right on course.”


…and Kyroot said:
One Revolutionist highlighted the
verbal output of his thinking by noting to some recruits, “Whenever I say anything ‘serious’ remember – I’m joking.”

. 05/16/90-(12)

…and Kyroot said:
‘Tis not just fools, lawyers, and everyone else Who defend them self,
So do Subversives They just do it silently,
Unmetered, and
In another time zone.


…and Kyroot said:
(Yet Another In The Series): The genetic producer of one child told him,
“Even for the philosophical and
universal minded
it’s not so bad to be specific
as long as you’re REALLLLLL specific.”


…and Kyroot said:
Over near the commons
At the City university
They arrested a man hawking
What he claimed was an
“Aphrodisiac for the mind”:
It was not that the nostrum was
Known not to work, but rather that the
School officials feared the contrary.


…and Kyroot said:

The latest polls show.


…and Kyroot said:
The noble, well lighted Crete who Fifty-four B.C. said,
Philosophers of us all does make.”
Was apparently the last person To whom this axiom applied.


…and Kyroot said:
While waiting on a bus
One guy took a ship;
The captain noted that while the
Tickets are not comparable,
The journey is.


…and Kyroot said:
Knowledge is thinking with the life left out.


…and Kyroot said:
One father,
Over in the fourth ward,
Advised his scion suchly,
“In life,
You’re gonna find that
Some people are more like themselves
Than anybody else.” (And sure enough,
The little wanker Grew up.)

, 05/16/90-(18)

…and Kyroot said:
Have their own philosophy, but
As you might expect,
They keep it pretty much to themselves.


…and Kyroot said:
For a Revolutionist
with an untrampled, unencumbered, merry new neural site; Thinking begets


…and Kyroot said:
One guy’s most recent theory is that Profanity came about during a Humor brown-out.
(It’s rumored that his
Brother is working on a Companion postulate that Says curses and jokes
Can be used interchangeably, ..[But he’s long overdue For a meter read].)


…and Kyroot said:
Having all the fun you can, IN the revolution,
Makes rebellion just, That much more feasible.