This is why I reject comp, because it cannot access feelings or qualities, 
whereas feelings can and do access arithmetic (even directly as rhythm, 
music, some forms of visual art, etc).

Because we know about feelings, we can project that knowledge on top of 
arithmetic ideas and conceive of 'numbers which are fundamentally unlike 
numbers' which metaphorically can remind of us the contrast between logic 
and feeling. There are some interesting ways to use that and explore 
concepts like imaginary numbers with that in mind which I do think can 
yield worthwhile results when we unpack them and reapply them as metaphors 
for subjectivity.

The problem is that arithmetic is the opposite of feeling. Machines are the 
opposite of living beings. Subjective numbers then are like a "Moon that 
treats the Sun like a Moon'.


On Thursday, September 13, 2012 11:45:53 AM UTC-4, rclough wrote:
>  Hi everything-list
> Since human thought and perception consists of both a logical quantitative 
> or objective 
> component as well as a feelings-spiritual qualitative or subjective 
> components,
> would it make any sense to do comp using complex numbers, where
> the real part is the objective part of the mental
> the imaginary part is the subjective part of the mental
> ?  Isn't there an intuitive mathematics ?
>  Roger Clough, <javascript:>
> 9/13/2012 
> Leibniz would say, "If there's no God, we'd have to invent him 
> so that everything could function."

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