EXTENDS LABOCAT'S VIEWS
been wanting to start another thread along these lines.
for now this is just a placeholder until the right mood hits me.
ok, i'll write a few things without fleshing them out yet. this thread will not be rigidly structured. that would defeat its purpose. oh and final is there for comedic/ironic effect. don't take these too seriously yet.
- there is something special about the Si function, like its the easiest function to understand in completely stand-alone terms. it is in a sense the wellspring from which cognition flows. the most passive but also most pure and unadulterated way to treat information.
- people have in the past tried to understand functions in terms of how they relate to the pop-psychology myth of left and right brain cognitive functioning. in my views, all of the cognition socionics deals with is "left brain" in that paradigm.
- the mind is pitted in between of two continuous realities and faced with trying to construct a bridge between the two using discrete cognitive tools. the two realities are:
* phenomenological reality, which is ontologically relative and subjective but epistemically absolute and objective; it is mere experience BUT its pertinence is impossible to deny; it is really known as opposed to speculative
* noumenological reality, which is ontologically absolute and objective but epistemically relative and subjective; it is reality in the more naive sense of the word, but it can only ever be appreciated derivatively from experience
- Pi functions are closest aligned to the former although not 100% equatable to it; Pe functions are closest aligned to the latter
- time is phenomenological, space is noumenological; this is how Pi is Dynamic whereas Pe is Static
ok, more on this coming soon. ask questions if you like.