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I wanted to discuss this section of this article because I think not enough people have read it or understand it as one of the mechanics of socionics.Originally Posted by Dual Nature of Man
It's actually quite a intuitive, simple, but powerful analogy which allow socionics to work the way it does.
A recent discussion resulted in the problem of whether reality contains information aspects or whether or not everything is merely filtered by the mind.
I think it's something else more like this. Reality provides holistic information which is however non-uniform, the mind takes this non-uniform information and make perceptive categorizations and differentiation. The more ordered the system being perceived, anything from a cell to a technological product of our design, the more it will be differentiated. However it's entirely possible for information to come at us in a more chaotic and non-ordered manner, or in other words, environmental noise. Our mind imo filters much of this out and instead focuses on novel information.
The human mind is geared to perceiving order(whether it's there or not) from phenomena, and discovering or inventing rationalizations and explanation for why these phenomena exists. We have been intelligent enough thru our development to be able to construct some good approximations of reality and models of interaction which we use to design new mechanism of interaction. This is quite a valuable tool that our mind has developed which allows us to use the mechanisms that is perceived in existing order to create new systems of order.
I think the human mind is geared towards perceiving differentiated information concerning orderly processes, which gives us insight into greater reality.
In short, some information in the world is differentiated, and the human mind is focused on that differentiated information, and tries to understand and rationalize it in order to communicate it to others.
I probably could go on more about this, but let me know what you think.