Backward propagation

Kenneth 'pawl' Collins k.p.collins at
Sat Nov 9 23:38:09 EST 2002

" 'transforming' [to use Kuhn's term]"

should've been

" 'transposing' [to use Kuhn's term]"

k. p. collins

Kenneth Collins wrote in message ...
>Kenneth Collins wrote in message ...
>>When this or that problem is resolved via TD E/I-minimization as
>>it's discussed in AoK, the TD E/I-minimized 'state' is gated to
>>this or that 'language'-interface in order to impart, via
>>'language'-interface TD E/I-minimization, an energydynamic
>>within the external environment which will 'communicate' the
>>information-content that was converged-upon via the pre-
>>'language'-interface TD E/I-minimization.
>In the above [and always, in reality], " 'language'-interface "
>can come in the form of =any= motor stuff - the movements of an
>Artist's paintbrush, a Musician's fingering the frets, a Policeman's
>gyrations and pointings, as she/he directs traffic, a Fireman's
>determined rushing up a ladder, a Paramedic's swift cut to insert an
>airway,  a Questioner's jaw-hanging-down facial expression, etc.
>=ALL= 'motor' behavior is "active phase" [AoK, Ap5, 7] 'language',
>and just as all motor behavior is subject to learning, all of which
>reduces directly to TD E/I-minimization, what's been traditionally
>held to 'constitute 'language' is subject to learning which reduces
>directly to TD E/I-minimization.
>=ALL= 'sensory' stuff is "passive phase" [AoK, Ap5, 7] 'language'.
>What's traditionally referred to as 'language' is just an instance
>generalized sensori-motor 'language'-interface stuff that has been
>rendered efficient in terms of its energy-costs, which is just the
>one energydynamic declaring that it is what uides evolutionary
>dynamics, not 'chance' - just a synonymous instance of TD
>The vast majority of neural information processing occurs at
>'deeper' than such 'interface' stuff, and happens entirely in the
>'language' of abstract TD E/I-minimization. If one looks, one can
>literally See this 'deep' neural information processing. It's all
>right-there in the accumulated experimental results.
>Grasp what's here, and doing so will make it easier to comprehend
>molecular energydynamics that I've discussed in recent posts.
>The skewed-preference with respect to verbal-symbolic usage as
>'language' [or =any= other superficial stuff] is [are] just [an]
>instance[s] of prejudice toward the familiar [PTOFA, AoK, "Short
>Paper"] that derive[s] in experience that does not include
>understanding of how nervous systems process information.
>Note well, there's nothing 'condemning', here - understanding with
>respect to the manner in which nervous systems process information
>just wasn't available to the 'language' specialists [or anyone
>But what is unacceptable [because it Ravages Humanity] is 'refusal'
>to integrate the understanding now that it is available - that's the
>'refusal' that T. S. Kuhn laments in the passage from his, _On the
>Structure of Scientific Revolutions_, in AoK's "Short Paper"
>You see? The unfortunate thing, in Science, Politics - virtually
>=all= Human interactive dynamics - has been that, when something
>NDT comes along - anything that 'supplants' stuff that's been
>long-familiar - instead of "trans[pos]ing" [to use Kuhn's term],
>tend to be 'ejected' from the realm of Truth, and its seeking, into
>'battlefields' of mutual 'recrimination' in which Truth with respect
>to this or that becomes 'negligable', while folks 'fight-it-out'.
>That is, these 'explosive' interactive dynamics have nothing to do
>with Truth pertaining to the subject matter in-question, and
>everything to do with the TD E/I energydynamics that're discussed in
>When this or that long-familiar stuff is 'challenged', as I've done
>in the case of 'language', such takes the form of TD E/I(up) within
>the nervous systems of those familiar with the old stuff, and, in
>absence of understanding with respect to the manner in which nervous
>systems process information, their nervous systems, 'blindly' and
>automatically, 'move away from' "rendering useless" {AoK Ap5, 7, 8].
>This's how and why the subject matter in-question gets 'thrown out
>the window', with =almost= everything, subsequently, going to waste.
>The only stuff that does not go to waste is that stuff which derives
>in the one universal energydynamic - because it's Truth, against
>which nothing can stand. Looking back through the course of History,
>no matter where one looks, one sees continual convergence upon the
>one universal energydynamic, in the analogous way.
>All of this is Reified and Formalized in NDT, within the entire
>spectrum of Human experience. NDT "removes the fog", "cuts to the
>chase", "speaks plainly", eliminating the Waste, and it's correlated
>Ravaging of Humanity, by lifting folks up in understanding with
>respect to how nervous systems process information.
>Yet, when I look, all I see, all over the place, are folks 'moving
>away from' NDT's stuff, simultaneously, 'moving toward' perpetuating
>the Ravaging of Humanity, not for the sake of Truth, but in
>'blindly'-automated fealty to the Dictates of 'the beast' that
>Lives-within nervous systems, Abstract Ignorance [the absence of
>understanding with respect to how and why nervous systems process
>information via 'blindly'-automated TD E/I-minimization within
>nervous systems which, nevertheless, do process information via
>'blindly'-automated TD E/I-minimization].
>That's not "human nature".
>That's 'just' what's innate within Human nervous systems being left
>uncomprehended - =ACTIVELY= - =VOLITIONALLY= - nervous systems
>=choosing= [actively 'moving toward'] Ignorance, and all of its
>Ravaging of Humanity, rather than 'moving toward' Truth.
>This's the Fundamental-Essence of Illogic.
>'Blindly'-automated nervous systems 'love' ['move toward'] such.
>Do you See why it is that I cannot 'give-up'?
>Do you See why I 'lower-a-ladder [of understanding] into the
>volcano's crater'?
>It's all I do.
>I Ache for those who 'take offense', but I've Obligation with
>to those billions more Suffering, for as long as Humans shall Exist,
>in the 'pit' of Absence-of-Understanding - in the relatively-high TD
>E/I-local minimum that's cavallierly, but Ignorantly, referred to as
>"human nature".
>So I Stand, even on behalf of those who 'take offense'.
>The 'buffeting' hurts like Hell, but there I Stand, as it goes to
>Just Understanding.
>[Forgive me, please, for 'painting' word-pictures, such as the
>The goal is to 'lift the veil' from the 'deeper' stuff, so that
>can See it, and Seeing it, See everything else, See?]
>K. P. Collins

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