Meaningful Participation

The philosophy of self authorship

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Meaningful Participation website. Read this to find out more about what this site is about.

The 3 potentials of life

The 3 potentials of life

A sense of potential is a stand that one makes that something could and maybe even should happen. Life has 3 primary potentials.

Habituality

Habituality

A habit is an action that occurs in a particular situation as an automatic coupling of stimulus and response, without the invention of conscious awareness.

Meaningful Participation

Meaningful Participation

An introduction to Meaningful participation

Postmodernism

Postmodernism

Why postmodernism was a misstep in responding to Cartesian objectivity

'Happening to you' or 'Happening through you'

'Happening to you' or 'Happening through you'

Are you primarily an Effect or just a Cause in your own life?

The Law of Earned

The Law of Earned

The Law of Earned says that every action has an outcome that is proportional in strength and that this strength is earned.

My participation matters

My participation matters

My participation matter is an affirmation of the preciousness and finiteness of life, and the importance of our active participation in reconciling those.

Fractal Principle Principle

Fractal Principle Principle

This principle says that life is an expression of a set of fractal principles

Asleepness

Asleepness

Binary thinking

Binary thinking

Binary thinking is a kind of thinking in which habits of thought are triggered without the intervention of conscious thought.

Third force blind

Third force blind

We have a conditioned habit of tending to only see opposites but not the larger context of which they are both a part

Language

Language

Why language is like a map

Dependable practice

Dependable practice

A Dependable practice is generally catalysed when a person decides they’ve had enough and they want to make a change in their life. They want something different and have decided they’re going to take responsibility for making it happen.

Projected authority

Projected authority

Projected authority is a state where we have given away our authority to define ouselves, what is important and how to realise that.

Suffering

Suffering

Suffering is a universal and uncomfortable experience in life, but is it all bad?

Circularity

Circularity

Circularity is a feature of living systems that means we can become invisibly trapped inside of arbitrary limits. Definitely something important to be aware of.

Systematics

Systematics

Systematics is the name given by John G. Bennett (1897–1974) to a branch of systems science that he developed in the mid-twentieth century.

Distinction

Distinction

Distinctions are the building blocks of intelligence