How could one say categorization is bad/inaccurate/meaningless, without categorizing categorization as bad/inaccurate/meaningless. Help me get out of this devilish cycle!
@Pecer, It is true, if you do not like attachments then you dissolve attachments, but the attachment that makes you not like attachments in the first place would have to stay, otherwise you will automatically start forming attachments again.
Saying that classifying things as right or wrong is a pointless exercise would be classifying classification as a pointless exercise, but still a classification. There are certain contradictions in life, and I think you have found one of them.
Morality is a contradiction of itself because when you classify something as good you make it an object of desire, you then fear to lose it, but when you classify something as bad you become fearful or hateful of it. Fear and desire are what spawn all our irrational behaviour, it is what all “sin” is based on.
So by our own morality we spawn the two major factors in sin, by morality we create immorality. But to classify morality as bad is a use of morality itself. So then the only thing is that morality is unavoidable, but we can learn where to suitably apply it.
We can liberate fear and desire in certain circumstances, namely when it does not directly and adversely effect others, but keep in mind that you also could be harmed, so you need a certain discipline over fear and desire, it can be used for motivation and reward but it should not interfere with rational thinking.
Basically you can be bias but know not to become too biased otherwise you and/or others start to suffer from that behaviour. Also to remember that you control and measure out how much and were to apply fear and desire, they do not decide for you.
That’s a good one. It’s bad because if you’re not upfront with your categorizations you’ll be categorized in return. So if you’re categorized as upfront you’ll be categorizing what’s not in front of you more. I hope this clears things up. It’s perfectly accurate and right.
It can be useful sure, and it can be limiting too.
SO BEFORE YOU START TRYING TO EXPLAIN IT, JUST REMEMBER THAT THE DEVILISH CYCLE YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT IS THE THING YOU ARE TRYING TO UNDERSTAND, NOT CATEGORIZATION…
FEEL YOUR BRAIN AND IT’S FUZZYNESS.