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Thought System

RISE2 organizes Reason, Intuition, and Science, for a 2nd Enlightenment
There was no sharp line between the Dark Ages and the Enlightenment, despite History Book graphs. The Dark Ages never really left. They are preserved in the "modern" university wherein Witch Burnings are metaphorically executed by PC Inquisitions.


In rhetoric there is no gray, no middle values, no gradient. Thus it is possible to create maps that describe no territory. 

operational definition

Tells you how to demonstrate that which is to be defined. For instance, you would define gravity by dropping something.

The Map is not the Territory

We react to word maps and narratives, but we don’t actually live in them. The difference is life and death.

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. - Theodore Roosevelt