“Kapag dalubhasa na tayo sa ating wika, maari na tayong mag-aral ng ibang wika. Hindi maaaring pagsabayin ito. Tayo ay mabibigo sa isa, o sa dalawa.”

— Emerita S. Quito, “Ang Kaugnayan ng Wikang Pambansa at Edukasyon”

Mental Substance

Day 12.

Attention is existence distilled.

We know about our alien overlords since 1988 They Live.

Taking note recoups one’s volition while consuming media.

I rewrote the abstract of what I was reading to grok it.

Self-governing systems have three types of unity.

First is synthetic unity. Information from incommensurate sources map into a common frame of reference.

Second is unity of voice, or univocity. Separate sometimes even conflicting voices unite into a single collective voice.

Third is dynamical unity. Parts of the system operate under the command of a single voice.

The work that the brain does generate these unities. Looking at how the personal point of view arises this way dispels the mystery of self as soul stuff.

Enough for today.