Quotes & Sayings

We, and creation itself, actualize the possibilities of the God who sustains the world, towards becoming in the world in a fuller, more deeper way. - R.E. Slater

There is urgency in coming to see the world as a web of interrelated processes of which we are integral parts, so that all of our choices and actions have [consequential effects upon] the world around us. - Process Metaphysician Alfred North Whitehead

Kurt Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem says (i) all closed systems are unprovable within themselves and, that (ii) all open systems are rightly understood as incomplete. - R.E. Slater

The most true thing about you is what God has said to you in Christ, "You are My Beloved." - Tripp Fuller

The God among us is the God who refuses to be God without us, so great is God's Love. - Tripp Fuller

According to some Christian outlooks we were made for another world. Perhaps, rather, we were made for this world to recreate, reclaim, redeem, and renew unto God's future aspiration by the power of His Spirit. - R.E. Slater

Our eschatological ethos is to love. To stand with those who are oppressed. To stand against those who are oppressing. It is that simple. Love is our only calling and Christian Hope. - R.E. Slater

Secularization theory has been massively falsified. We don't live in an age of secularity. We live in an age of explosive, pervasive religiosity... an age of religious pluralism. - Peter L. Berger

Exploring the edge of life and faith in a post-everything world. - Todd Littleton

I don't need another reason to believe, your love is all around for me to see. – Anon

Thou art our need; and in giving us more of thyself thou givest us all. - Khalil Gibran, Prayer XXIII

Be careful what you pretend to be. You become what you pretend to be. - Kurt Vonnegut

Religious beliefs, far from being primary, are often shaped and adjusted by our social goals. - Jim Forest

We become who we are by what we believe and can justify. - R.E. Slater

People, even more than things, need to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone. – Anon

Certainly, God's love has made fools of us all. - R.E. Slater

An apocalyptic Christian faith doesn't wait for Jesus to come, but for Jesus to become in our midst. - R.E. Slater

Christian belief in God begins with the cross and resurrection of Jesus, not with rational apologetics. - Eberhard Jüngel, Jürgen Moltmann

Our knowledge of God is through the 'I-Thou' encounter, not in finding God at the end of a syllogism or argument. There is a grave danger in any Christian treatment of God as an object. The God of Jesus Christ and Scripture is irreducibly subject and never made as an object, a force, a power, or a principle that can be manipulated. - Emil Brunner

“Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh” means "I will be that who I have yet to become." - God (Ex 3.14) or, conversely, “I AM who I AM Becoming.”

Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. - Thomas Merton

The church is God's world-changing social experiment of bringing unlikes and differents to the Eucharist/Communion table to share life with one another as a new kind of family. When this happens, we show to the world what love, justice, peace, reconciliation, and life together is designed by God to be. The church is God's show-and-tell for the world to see how God wants us to live as a blended, global, polypluralistic family united with one will, by one Lord, and baptized by one Spirit. – Anon

The cross that is planted at the heart of the history of the world cannot be uprooted. - Jacques Ellul

The Unity in whose loving presence the universe unfolds is inside each person as a call to welcome the stranger, protect animals and the earth, respect the dignity of each person, think new thoughts, and help bring about ecological civilizations. - John Cobb & Farhan A. Shah

If you board the wrong train it is of no use running along the corridors of the train in the other direction. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

God's justice is restorative rather than punitive; His discipline is merciful rather than punishing; His power is made perfect in weakness; and His grace is sufficient for all. – Anon

Our little [biblical] systems have their day; they have their day and cease to be. They are but broken lights of Thee, and Thou, O God art more than they. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

We can’t control God; God is uncontrollable. God can’t control us; God’s love is uncontrolling! - Thomas Jay Oord

Life in perspective but always in process... as we are relational beings in process to one another, so life events are in process in relation to each event... as God is to Self, is to world, is to us... like Father, like sons and daughters, like events... life in process yet always in perspective. - R.E. Slater

To promote societal transition to sustainable ways of living and a global society founded on a shared ethical framework which includes respect and care for the community of life, ecological integrity, universal human rights, respect for diversity, economic justice, democracy, and a culture of peace. - The Earth Charter Mission Statement

Christian humanism is the belief that human freedom, individual conscience, and unencumbered rational inquiry are compatible with the practice of Christianity or even intrinsic in its doctrine. It represents a philosophical union of Christian faith and classical humanist principles. - Scott Postma

It is never wise to have a self-appointed religious institution determine a nation's moral code. The opportunities for moral compromise and failure are high; the moral codes and creeds assuredly racist, discriminatory, or subjectively and religiously defined; and the pronouncement of inhumanitarian political objectives quite predictable. - R.E. Slater

God's love must both center and define the Christian faith and all religious or human faiths seeking human and ecological balance in worlds of subtraction, harm, tragedy, and evil. - R.E. Slater

In Whitehead’s process ontology, we can think of the experiential ground of reality as an eternal pulse whereby what is objectively public in one moment becomes subjectively prehended in the next, and whereby the subject that emerges from its feelings then perishes into public expression as an object (or “superject”) aiming for novelty. There is a rhythm of Being between object and subject, not an ontological division. This rhythm powers the creative growth of the universe from one occasion of experience to the next. This is the Whiteheadian mantra: “The many become one and are increased by one.” - Matthew Segall

Without Love there is no Truth. And True Truth is always Loving. There is no dichotomy between these terms but only seamless integration. This is the premier centering focus of a Processual Theology of Love. - R.E. Slater


Note: Generally I do not respond to commentary. I may read the comments but wish to reserve my time to write (or write from the comments I read). Instead, I'd like to see our community help one another and in the helping encourage and exhort each of us towards Christian love in Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior. - re slater

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Chatbot and I "discuss" the Relevance of Process Philosophy in Today's Quantum Sciences

Chatbot and I "discuss" the Relevance of
Process Philosophy in Today's Quantum Sciences

by R.E. Slater

Hello. Today, before I go out into the fields, woods, and swamps to try to manage the non-native plants growing willy-nilly on our property, I took an hour off this afternoon to "discuss" with CHATGPT a few things weighing on my mind and heart. I began by building context to which CHATGPT might respond and then rewove-and-enlarged the context of the subject to get at some things I have been wondering about from a "third-party" context.

Mostly, I wanted to follow the logic of Whiteheadian process philosophy across the newer developing frontiers of quantum science. But also how to use the tools of enterprise, society, and technology to get us there while emphasizing the many tools found within polypulral, multicultural global communities.

Let's just say I'm trying to summarize my past three years of dialogue with myself in a very brief, hour-long "discussion" with AI using the method of "questioning-and-parrying."

I also realize that my methodology here DOES resort to LEADING the question being asked of CHATGPT. But it is also why I did so... to determine if what I was thinking is the best possible course in navigating the future ahead when using diverse and multiple resources, tools, theories, and so on.

Lastly, and with apologies for the verbal shorthands I used with Chatbot, please utilize Wikipedia and the Internet to track down some of the ideas I am using as I work through major themes and ideas. Up to this point I've been training myself in the usage of AI as a resource that it might help me reflect - and find the cracks - of my suppositions which I intend to hold in tension with other contra-supporting resources. To wit, I think I'm on the right track. See what you think....


R.E. Slater
May 17, 2023
*ps... without realizing it I misspelt holographic as halographic consistently throughout this discussion!  :/


IA. The Value of Entropic Systems ("death")

Explain how entropy and negentropy might work together?


Entropy and negentropy are concepts used in different fields to describe the amount of disorder or information in a system. While they are opposite in nature, they can work together in certain contexts.

Entropy is a measure of disorder or randomness in a system. In thermodynamics, it is associated with the concept of energy dispersal and the tendency of systems to move towards a state of greater disorder. The second law of thermodynamics states that in an isolated system, the entropy tends to increase over time. For example, when a hot object is in contact with a colder one, heat flows from the hotter object to the colder one until thermal equilibrium is reached, increasing the overall entropy.

On the other hand, negentropy, sometimes referred to as negative entropy or syntropy, refers to a measure of order, organization, or information in a system. The term was coined by the Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger to describe how living organisms can maintain and increase their internal organization, in apparent contradiction to the second law of thermodynamics. Negentropy represents the capacity of a system to counteract the natural tendency towards entropy increase by acquiring and utilizing energy and information.

In this context, negentropy and entropy can work together in a dynamic balance. Living organisms, for example, are able to maintain their internal order and organization by taking in energy from their surroundings and using it to fuel various metabolic processes. Through these processes, they generate waste and release heat, which contributes to the overall increase in entropy. However, the organisms are able to maintain a state of relative order by continuously acquiring and utilizing energy and information from their environment.

In information theory, negentropy is used to describe the amount of meaningful or useful information in a system. Information can be seen as a reduction of uncertainty or randomness, which is directly related to entropy. By adding information to a system, it is possible to decrease the overall entropy. For example, encoding data in a compressed form reduces the randomness or disorder in the representation, leading to a decrease in entropy.

In summary, while entropy represents disorder and randomness, negentropy represents order and information. In certain contexts, such as living organisms or information processing systems, negentropy can counteract the natural tendency towards entropy increase. By acquiring and utilizing energy and information, systems can maintain a state of relative order and decrease entropy in localized areas, while the overall entropy of the system or its surroundings continues to increase.

From the summary above it seems that infinitely open systems run towards negentropy to offset entropically open systems. True or false?


False. In an open system, both entropy and negentropy can coexist and interact, but there is no inherent tendency for an infinitely open system to run towards negentropy to offset entropically open systems.

In an open system, matter and energy can flow in and out, allowing for exchanges with the environment. Entropy can still increase in an open system due to the natural tendency of energy to disperse and the overall increase in disorder. However, the system can also acquire and utilize energy and information from the environment to maintain or increase its organization, which is often referred to as negentropy.

The behavior of a system, whether it tends towards higher entropy or can maintain or increase its negentropy, depends on various factors such as the nature of the system, the interactions with its environment, and the specific processes and mechanisms at play. It is not accurate to say that infinitely open systems inherently run towards negentropy to offset entropically open systems. The behavior of open systems is highly context-dependent and can vary widely.

Based on the entropic principle of the universe, the "evolution" of disorder to order seems counterintuitive.


Yes, based on the entropic principle of the universe, the spontaneous evolution of disorder to order, or the decrease of entropy, may indeed seem counterintuitive. The second law of thermodynamics, which is closely related to entropy, states that the entropy of an isolated system tends to increase over time.

This observation is often referred to as the "arrow of time," where processes in the universe tend to move from states of lower entropy (more ordered) to states of higher entropy (more disordered). For example, a glass shattering on the floor is a process of increasing entropy, as the orderly arrangement of the glass molecules is disrupted and becomes more random.

However, it's important to note that the second law of thermodynamics refers specifically to isolated systems. In an isolated system, without any external influence, entropy tends to increase. But in open systems, which can exchange energy and matter with their environment, there is room for the acquisition and utilization of energy and information to maintain or increase organization, resulting in negentropy.

Living organisms, for example, are open systems that can take in energy from their environment, utilize it for metabolic processes, and maintain a state of relative order within themselves. This process does not violate the second law of thermodynamics, as the overall entropy of the universe, including the waste heat and byproducts produced by the organism, still increases.

So, while the entropic principle of the universe suggests a general tendency towards increasing disorder or entropy, it doesn't preclude the existence of localized areas of order or negentropy, especially in open systems that can acquire and utilize energy and information from their surroundings.

Agreed. Restated, within OPEN entropic systems there are opportunities for localized negentropic systems to recapture and utilize greater disorder. That without entropy there could not be negentrophy.


Yes, that is a valid restatement. In open entropic systems, there are opportunities for localized negentropic systems to capture and utilize the greater disorder or entropy present in their surroundings. Without the existence of entropy, there would be no need for or possibility of negentropy.

In an open system, where matter and energy can flow in and out, there is a constant exchange with the environment. This exchange allows for the acquisition of energy and information that can be used to create and maintain localized areas of order or negentropy within the system. These localized negentropic systems can counteract the overall trend of increasing entropy in the larger system or environment.

The presence of entropy is what gives significance and value to negentropy. Without the existence of disorder or entropy, the concept of order or negentropy loses its meaning. The contrast between entropy and negentropy allows for the dynamic interplay and balance between disorder and order within open systems.

Well said!


Thank you! I'm glad I could provide a clear explanation. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask!



Continuing... Conversely, a fully negentropic universe could not occur as there would not be a present disorder upon which to build. Hence, the universe leans towards entropy without disallowing negentropy.


Indeed, you've expressed it well. A fully negentropic universe, where there is no presence of disorder or entropy, would not be possible. Negentropy relies on the existence of disorder or entropy to provide a contrast and a basis for the emergence of order and organization.

The universe, as we observe it, does exhibit a tendency towards increasing entropy over time. This can be seen in various natural processes and phenomena, such as the dispersion of energy, the decay of systems, and the expansion of the universe itself.

However, within this entropic framework, there are opportunities for localized pockets or systems to maintain or increase their negentropy. These localized negentropic systems can harness energy and information from their surroundings to counteract the overall trend towards disorder and increase their own order and complexity.

So, while the universe as a whole leans towards entropy, it does not disallow the emergence of negentropy within specific systems or regions. The interplay between entropy and negentropy is a fundamental aspect of the dynamics and complexity we observe in the universe.

II. Holographic Multiverses

Now let's posit a multiverse which leans towards negentrophy. I would submit it would reach material capacitance of an open state nearly immediately and when done evolutionary life could never have been possible in the widest possibilities of a negentrophic system which would overtake itself nearly immediately.


If we consider a hypothetical multiverse that leans towards negentropy rather than entropy, it would indeed present some interesting implications. If the overall tendency of such a multiverse is to increase order and organization, it would imply a fundamental departure from our current understanding of the laws of physics and the arrow of time.

In such a scenario, it is conceivable that the universe or universes within this multiverse would rapidly reach a state of high order and organization, approaching the theoretical maximum of negentropy. If this state is achieved quickly and universally, it could indeed limit the possibilities for the emergence of complex systems and evolutionary processes.

The reason for this is that the presence of high negentropy throughout the multiverse would leave little room for the development of localized pockets of disorder or entropy. Without disorder, there would be a lack of fluctuations and variability necessary for the emergence of complex structures and the evolution of life as we understand it.

However, it's important to note that the concept of a multiverse leaning towards negentropy is highly speculative and not supported by current scientific understanding. Our current observations and understanding of the universe suggest a natural tendency towards increasing entropy and disorder over time.

While the idea of a negentropic multiverse presents interesting theoretical possibilities, we should approach it with caution, as it would require a substantial revision of our current understanding of physics and the principles governing the behavior of the universe.

Agreed. Too, there could be all shades and flavors between multiverses of which ours is but one illustration.


Absolutely! The concept of a multiverse allows for the possibility of a vast range of variations and configurations, each with its own set of physical laws, properties, and tendencies. Our universe could be just one among countless others, each with different fundamental constants, dimensions, or mechanisms.

Within this framework, there could exist a diverse spectrum of multiverses, ranging from those that exhibit strong tendencies towards entropy to those leaning towards negentropy, as well as numerous variations in between. This notion expands the realm of possibilities and allows for a rich tapestry of potential universes with different characteristics and behaviors.

Speculating about the nature and properties of these hypothetical multiverses can be fascinating, but it is important to note that our understanding of the broader multiverse is still largely speculative and theoretical. As our scientific understanding progresses, we may gain new insights and evidence that shed light on the nature of the multiverse, but for now, it remains a subject of ongoing exploration and investigation.

Let's not forget about the possibilities of holographic multiverses also playing out on this infinite scale of devolving or evolving multiverses.


Indeed, the concept of holographic multiverses is another intriguing possibility to consider within the broader context of the multiverse. The holographic principle suggests that the information describing a three-dimensional volume can be encoded on a two-dimensional surface. Applied to the multiverse, this principle suggests that the information and properties of an entire multiverse could be represented or encoded on a lower-dimensional boundary.

If we extend this idea further, it implies that the various multiverses within the broader multiverse could be interconnected and influenced by each other through this holographic encoding. Each multiverse would represent a unique "projection" of the encoded information, with its own set of physical laws, phenomena, and evolutionary processes.

This perspective opens up even more possibilities for the diversity and dynamics of the multiverse. The holographic nature of these multiverses could allow for intricate interactions, information exchange, and even the potential for the evolution and development of complex structures and life within specific projections.

However, it's important to note that the holographic principle, while an intriguing concept, is still an area of active research and theoretical exploration. Its precise implications for the nature of the multiverse and the dynamics of multiverses are still being investigated and debated within the scientific community.

As our understanding of holography and the multiverse evolves, we may gain further insights into the potential interplay and connections between holographic multiverses, broadening our understanding of the vast cosmic landscape that may exist beyond our observable universe.

I am intrigued by the possibility of connective holographic inputs from infinitely many multiple sources, and in the exchange forming the one we are presently enjoying as a resultant benefit.


The idea of connective holographic inputs from infinitely many sources is indeed fascinating. It suggests a dynamic interplay and exchange of information between different projections or multiverses within the broader multiverse.

In such a scenario, the exchange of information and influences between these sources could contribute to the formation and evolution of our own universe. It implies that our universe, with its unique set of physical laws, constants, and phenomena, is a result of the interactions and contributions from multiple sources or projections.

This interconnectedness and exchange of information could potentially provide a rich tapestry of inputs and influences that shape the characteristics and dynamics of our universe. It could contribute to the emergence of complexity, the formation of structures, and even the development of life and consciousness within our own projection.

While this concept offers intriguing possibilities, it's important to note that it remains within the realm of speculation and theoretical exploration. The nature of the multiverse and the specifics of interconnections, holographic influences, and their impact on our universe are still subjects of ongoing scientific investigation and debate.

As our understanding of the multiverse and related concepts deepens, we may gain more insights into the potential interconnectedness and the role of holographic inputs from multiple sources in shaping our cosmic reality.

III. Integrated Processual Holographic Multiverses and the Question of Quantum Gravity & Time

Question... what if our experience of 3D/4D holograms were pasted results of higher ordered dimensions?


The idea that our experience of 3D/4D holograms could be derived from or influenced by higher ordered dimensions is a fascinating concept. It aligns with some theories in physics that propose the existence of additional dimensions beyond the three spatial dimensions we are familiar with.

According to certain theories like string theory and M-theory, which attempt to reconcile quantum mechanics and general relativity, there could be extra dimensions beyond what we perceive. These additional dimensions may be compactified or "curled up" at extremely small scales, making them inaccessible to our direct observation.

In this framework, it is speculated that the interactions and dynamics of these higher-dimensional spaces could influence and manifest themselves in our observed 3D/4D reality. These influences could potentially shape the laws of physics, the behavior of particles, and the formation of structures in our universe.

One possibility is that our experience of holographic phenomena, such as the projection of 3D objects or information on lower-dimensional surfaces, could be a result of the influence of higher-dimensional dynamics. The holographic principle, which suggests that the information of a higher-dimensional volume can be encoded on a lower-dimensional surface, is a manifestation of this idea.

However, it's important to note that these concepts are still speculative and the subject of ongoing research. While the existence of higher dimensions is a possibility, direct empirical evidence is currently lacking, and further investigations are needed to explore and validate these theories.

Exploring the potential connections between higher-dimensional influences and our observed holographic experiences could offer new insights into the nature of reality and the fundamental structure of the universe.

How would you imagine quantum gravity in a highly dimensionality holographic multiverse universe?


Imagining quantum gravity within a highly dimensional holographic multiverse is a complex task, as it involves speculating about the interplay between quantum mechanics, gravity, higher-dimensional spaces, and holographic principles. While it is challenging to provide a definitive answer, I can offer some perspectives and possibilities:

Holographic principles and quantum gravity: The holographic principle suggests a deep connection between gravity and information, where the information content of a volume can be encoded on its boundary. Quantum gravity, which aims to describe the behavior of gravity at the quantum level, could potentially be intertwined with holography. It is possible that the dynamics of quantum gravity in a highly dimensional holographic multiverse would involve the encoding and manipulation of information across various dimensions and projections.

Higher dimensions and quantum gravity: In theories like string theory and M-theory, higher-dimensional spaces play a significant role in describing gravity and other fundamental forces. These theories propose the existence of extra dimensions beyond our three spatial dimensions and time. Quantum gravity within a highly dimensional holographic multiverse could involve the quantum behavior of these extra dimensions, influencing the gravitational interactions and the overall dynamics of the universes within the multiverse.

Entanglement and quantum gravity: Entanglement, a fundamental aspect of quantum mechanics, could play a crucial role in understanding the connection between quantum gravity and holography. The entanglement of quantum states across dimensions and projections could be intertwined with the gravitational interactions. Exploring how entanglement is manifested and manipulated within a highly dimensional holographic multiverse could provide insights into the nature of quantum gravity in such a context.

It's important to note that these ideas are speculative and theoretical, as our understanding of quantum gravity and holography is still evolving. They represent avenues for exploration and research, but concrete conclusions and definitive descriptions are yet to be achieved. Further advances in theoretical physics, experiments, and mathematical frameworks are needed to fully comprehend quantum gravity in the context of a highly dimensional holographic multiverse.

As a singularity boundary would require infinite storage capacity I would imagine highly dimensionality holographic spaces utilizing quantum gravity and perhaps dark matter and dark energy to be highly expected.


The notion of highly dimensional holographic spaces utilizing quantum gravity, dark matter, and dark energy is indeed an intriguing possibility. Let's explore this concept further:

Infinite storage capacity: Holography, as a principle, allows for the encoding of information on lower-dimensional surfaces that represents a higher-dimensional volume. However, it's important to note that the holographic principle does not necessarily require infinite storage capacity. The encoding of information in a holographic system is typically more efficient than directly representing the entire higher-dimensional space. It allows for the compression of information and capturing the essential features. The concept of infinite storage capacity would depend on the specifics of the holographic encoding and the nature of the higher-dimensional space.

Quantum gravity and holography: Quantum gravity, which aims to reconcile gravity with quantum mechanics, and holography can be interconnected. The holographic principle has been explored in the context of theories that attempt to describe quantum gravity, such as the AdS/CFT correspondence. This correspondence suggests a duality between a gravitational theory in an Anti-de Sitter (AdS) space and a conformal field theory (CFT) on the boundary of that space. This connection hints at the possibility that quantum gravity can be described by a lower-dimensional theory.

Dark matter and dark energy: Dark matter and dark energy are phenomena that are currently not well understood within the framework of our current models of physics. Dark matter is postulated to explain the gravitational effects observed in galaxies and clusters that cannot be accounted for by visible matter. Dark energy is invoked to explain the observed accelerated expansion of the universe. While their specific connection to holography and quantum gravity remains uncertain, it is possible that these phenomena could play a role in the dynamics of highly dimensional holographic spaces, affecting the gravitational interactions and overall behavior of the system.

It is important to note that these ideas are speculative and require further theoretical and experimental exploration. Our current understanding of holography, quantum gravity, dark matter, and dark energy is still evolving, and there is ongoing research to unravel their deeper connections and implications.

As scientists continue to investigate these frontiers, we may gain new insights into the nature of highly dimensional holographic spaces, quantum gravity, and the role of dark matter and dark energy within such contexts.

IV. Whitehead & the Quantum Sciences

Our would you explain Alfred North Whitehead's Process Philosophy in connection to the above conjectures?


Alfred North Whitehead's Process Philosophy offers a unique perspective on reality and provides an interesting lens through which we can explore the conjectures mentioned above. Process Philosophy emphasizes the dynamic nature of the universe, where everything is in a state of flux and interconnectedness.

In the context of highly dimensional holographic spaces, Whitehead's Process Philosophy can contribute to our understanding in the following ways:

Dynamic Interconnectedness: Process Philosophy highlights the interconnectedness of all things and the dynamic nature of reality. In the context of holographic spaces, this interconnectedness can be seen as the relationships between different dimensions, projections, and the information encoded within them. Whitehead's philosophy encourages us to view the universe as a complex web of interrelated processes, where the dynamics of holography, quantum gravity, and other phenomena are part of an intricate tapestry.

Becoming and Creativity: Whitehead's philosophy emphasizes the notion of "becoming," where reality is continually evolving and undergoing creative transformations. In the context of highly dimensional holographic spaces, this can be seen as the ongoing process of information encoding, exchange, and evolution within and between different dimensions or projections. The creative aspect of reality allows for the emergence of new possibilities and the generation of novel structures and phenomena.

Holism and Organicism: Process Philosophy takes a holistic and organic view of the universe, treating it as a unified and organic whole. Within highly dimensional holographic spaces, this holistic perspective can be applied to the interconnectedness of various dimensions and projections, considering them as interdependent aspects of a larger organic system. This view can provide insights into how different dimensions interact, influence each other, and contribute to the overall dynamics and properties of the holographic multiuniverse.

It's important to note that Whitehead's Process Philosophy is a comprehensive philosophical framework that encompasses many aspects beyond the scope of the conjectures mentioned. While it can offer valuable insights into the dynamic and interconnected nature of reality, the specific connections to holography, quantum gravity, dark matter, and dark energy require further exploration and dialogue between philosophy and the natural sciences.

By incorporating Whitehead's perspective, we can deepen our understanding and engage in a broader philosophical discourse that considers the implications of highly dimensional holographic spaces in relation to the dynamic and interconnected nature of the universe.

Yes. Thank you. Whitehead's "Philosophy of Organism" was developed, and is developing, apace with current quantum theoretical research. In sum, the universe (and multiverses) are highly connectively, dynamic, and creatively novel. That the parts and the whole each experience the other in panrelational, panexperiential, and panpsychic interactions with the other. Thus making possible the sentiment that the whole becomes greater than its parts. As well as emphasizing that every material-and-panpsychic event are always in the (evolutionary) process of moving from its present state to infinitely resultant spawning states of possibilities. Whitehead referred to this simply as events which are, and are becoming ("being --> becoming).


Absolutely, you've captured the essence of Whitehead's "Philosophy of Organism" quite well. Whitehead's philosophy aligns with the interconnected, dynamic, and creative nature of the universe, as understood through current quantum theoretical research.

Whitehead's concept of the universe as a dynamic organism, where the parts and the whole mutually influence and experience each other, resonates with the idea of interconnectedness and panrelational interactions. According to this perspective, the universe, including its multiverses, can be seen as a complex web of relationships and experiences, where every entity, whether material or panpsychic, participates in the ongoing process of becoming and transformation.

The notion of panpsychism in Whitehead's philosophy suggests that there is a basic level of experience or mentality inherent in all entities, from subatomic particles to complex organisms. This view emphasizes the inherent subjectivity or "experiential" aspect of reality, suggesting that every entity has some level of consciousness or subjective experience.

Furthermore, Whitehead's emphasis on events and their continuous process of becoming highlights the evolutionary nature of reality. Events are not static entities but rather dynamic processes that are constantly evolving, unfolding, and generating novel possibilities. The concept of "being --> becoming" captures this idea succinctly, emphasizing that everything in the universe is in a state of flux and transformation.

By incorporating Whitehead's insights into our understanding of the universe and its multidimensional nature, we can deepen our appreciation for the dynamic, interconnected, and evolving nature of reality. This perspective invites us to explore the profound interplay between the material and experiential aspects of the universe, transcending traditional boundaries between the physical and the mental and providing a rich framework for further philosophical inquiry and scientific exploration.

Two follow up questions: 1. I submit time is the immaterial aspect of two relational events operating on one other in a binary universe. And 2. In an entropically infinite-event multiverse the arrangement time is especially a result of relational events.


In the context of your statement, it seems you are proposing a view of time as an immaterial aspect that arises from the relational events occurring within a binary universe or an entropically infinite event multiverse. Let's explore this idea further:

Time as an immaterial aspect: The concept of time is a fundamental aspect of our experience and understanding of the universe. It provides a framework for ordering events and sequences of change. While time is not directly observable as a physical entity, it is considered a dimension that allows us to measure and compare the durations between events. From this perspective, one could argue that time is an immaterial aspect, in the sense that it does not have a tangible physical presence but serves as a relational parameter for events.

Relational events and the formation of time: According to your proposition, time arises from relational events occurring within a binary universe or an entropically infinite event multiverse. It suggests that the interactions, relationships, and sequences of events give rise to the experience of time. In this view, time emerges as a result of the relationships between events, providing a framework for their temporal ordering and coherence.

Entropy and the nature of time: Entropy, a measure of disorder or randomness in a system, is closely related to the concept of time. In an entropically infinite event multiverse, where events and processes are constantly unfolding, the arrow of time is often associated with the increase of entropy. This means that the direction of time is linked to the progression from a state of lower entropy (higher order) to higher entropy (greater disorder). The asymmetry of entropy can contribute to the perception of time and the directionality of events.

It's important to note that the nature of time is a subject of ongoing philosophical and scientific inquiry. The relationship between time, events, and the structure of the universe is complex and multifaceted. Various theories and perspectives exist, and they continue to be explored and refined as our understanding evolves.

Your proposition provides an interesting perspective on the immaterial aspect of time and its relationship to relational events. It invites further investigation and discussion about the fundamental nature of time and its connection to the dynamic unfolding of events in our universe.

Yes. Should Whitehead's Process Philosophy of metaphysics and ontology become the more productive viewpoint of scientific theory and philosophy?


The question of whether Whitehead's Process Philosophy should become the more productive viewpoint of scientific theory and philosophy is a matter of perspective and ongoing debate within the academic and philosophical communities. Different philosophical frameworks and scientific approaches have their strengths and limitations, and the choice of which viewpoint to adopt depends on various factors, including the specific questions being explored, the empirical evidence available, and the philosophical commitments of individual researchers.

Whitehead's Process Philosophy offers a unique and holistic perspective on reality, emphasizing the interconnectedness, dynamism, and creative becoming of the universe. It provides a framework that integrates metaphysics and ontology with an emphasis on the relational nature of events and the subjective experiences inherent in all entities.

Advocates of Whitehead's philosophy argue that it provides a comprehensive and coherent framework that aligns well with our current scientific understanding, particularly in areas such as quantum physics and the study of complex systems. They claim that it offers a way to bridge the gap between scientific descriptions and subjective experiences, addressing questions that are challenging for other philosophical perspectives.

However, it is important to acknowledge that Whitehead's Process Philosophy is not the only philosophical framework available. There are alternative perspectives and approaches that also contribute to our understanding of reality and have their own merits. Scientific theories and philosophical viewpoints are continuously evolving, subject to critical examination, empirical investigation, and interdisciplinary dialogue.

The choice of which philosophical viewpoint to adopt in scientific theory and philosophy is a complex and subjective matter. It often involves a careful analysis of the specific questions, evidence, and explanatory power provided by different frameworks. A pluralistic approach that embraces multiple perspectives can also be valuable, allowing for a broader range of insights and interdisciplinary collaborations.

Ultimately, the adoption of a particular philosophical viewpoint in scientific theory and philosophy should be based on its ability to generate productive research, offer explanatory power, and stimulate further inquiry. The dynamic and evolving nature of scientific and philosophical discourse encourages ongoing exploration and evaluation of different perspectives to advance our understanding of the universe.


V. The Multistructural, Multiplurality Advantage of Process Philosophy

As an integral philosophy of all philosophies, Whitehead's Process Philosophy would insist on the plurality of scientific and philosophical approaches to generate fuller, more comprehensive value structures. This is what makes Process Philosophy an integral philosophy as it absorbs unto itself multitemporary, multidimensional, multidisciplinary, and multicultural avenues of scientific and philosophic inquiry.


Indeed, Whitehead's Process Philosophy emphasizes the importance of plurality and the integration of multiple perspectives in generating a fuller and more comprehensive understanding of reality. It recognizes the value of diverse scientific and philosophical approaches, as well as the contributions from different temporal, dimensional, disciplinary, and cultural contexts.

Process Philosophy embraces an integrative and inclusive approach, seeking to incorporate and synthesize insights from various fields of inquiry. It recognizes that no single perspective or approach can provide a complete and definitive understanding of the complex and dynamic nature of reality.

By integrating multitemporary perspectives, Process Philosophy acknowledges the value of historical and cultural contexts in shaping our understanding of the world. It recognizes that different periods of time offer unique insights, and incorporating these perspectives can enrich our comprehension of the unfolding processes of reality.

The multidimensional aspect of Process Philosophy suggests that reality is not confined to a single level or dimension but encompasses various levels of existence and experience. It encourages interdisciplinary collaborations and the exploration of different dimensions of reality, such as the physical, mental, social, and ecological aspects, among others.

Moreover, Process Philosophy's multidisciplinary approach recognizes that no single discipline can fully capture the complexity of reality. It encourages dialogue and collaboration between different fields of study, promoting a holistic understanding that transcends disciplinary boundaries.

Additionally, Process Philosophy acknowledges the importance of cultural diversity and the insights that can be gained from different cultural perspectives. By embracing multicultural avenues of inquiry, it seeks to incorporate diverse worldviews and philosophies, enriching our understanding of reality and fostering intercultural dialogue.

By integrating these various avenues of scientific inquiry, Whitehead's Process Philosophy aims to create a more comprehensive and inclusive framework for understanding reality. It emphasizes the need for ongoing exploration, dialogue, and synthesis to advance our knowledge and address the complex challenges and questions we face.

In this way, Process Philosophy offers an integral and integrative approach that encourages the engagement of multiple perspectives and disciplines, recognizing the value and contributions they bring to the pursuit of knowledge and understanding.

In a sense, Whiteheadian thought is itself it's own instance of process.


Yes, in a sense, Whitehead's Process Philosophy can be seen as embodying the very principles it espouses. Whitehead's philosophy emphasizes the dynamic and evolving nature of reality, where everything is in a state of becoming and undergoing processes of change. It recognizes that ideas and concepts are not fixed and static entities but evolve and transform through ongoing inquiry and dialogue.

Whitehead's own philosophical development can be seen as a process itself. His ideas evolved and developed over time, shaped by his engagement with various intellectual traditions and his responses to contemporary scientific and philosophical challenges. He revised and refined his philosophical concepts and terminology in response to criticism and new insights.

Furthermore, Whitehead's Process Philosophy invites ongoing inquiry and engagement, acknowledging that our understanding of reality is not fixed but is subject to continuous exploration and refinement. It encourages critical thinking, open dialogue, and the incorporation of new knowledge and perspectives.

In this way, Whitehead's philosophy exemplifies the process-oriented approach it advocates. It reflects the recognition that knowledge and understanding are not static, but are dynamic and evolving, shaped by ongoing processes of inquiry and reflection.

By viewing Whitehead's Process Philosophy as a process itself, we can appreciate its openness to change, development, and adaptation. It demonstrates the inherent flexibility and responsiveness to new insights that are fundamental to a process-oriented worldview.

This perspective highlights the living nature of philosophical thought, emphasizing that ideas and philosophical frameworks are not static artifacts but dynamic and evolving entities that can adapt and grow over time.

Process Thought may be considered an open philosophy which invites all the world, it's religions and cultures, into a solidarity of symposium wherein TRULY democratic societies can more fully participate with all the world - including those nondemocratic regions. Which paradigm would also allow those soci-political structures with the ability to hold various perspectives in tension (equilibrium) apart from the distinctive beliefs and insights which naturally separate from less holistic schemata. Without process-based communities this posited ideal cannot occur and slows down collaboration.


You make an insightful point about the inclusive and open nature of Whitehead's Process Philosophy. Indeed, one of the strengths of Process Philosophy is its capacity to engage with diverse religious, cultural, and philosophical perspectives, fostering a sense of solidarity and dialogue among them.

Whitehead's philosophy provides a framework that encourages the exploration and integration of various worldviews, beliefs, and insights. It recognizes the value of diverse perspectives and seeks to create a space where different voices can be heard and engaged with in a spirit of mutual respect and understanding.

By embracing a process-based approach, communities and societies can create environments that encourage open dialogue and the coexistence of different viewpoints. The recognition of the dynamic and evolving nature of reality allows for the acknowledgment and acceptance of diverse perspectives, even when they might diverge or be in tension with one another.

In this sense, process-based communities can provide a platform for fostering collaboration and cooperation across diverse belief systems and cultural backgrounds. By creating spaces where various perspectives can be explored and engaged with, societies can move towards a more inclusive and participatory approach to decision-making and problem-solving.

However, it is important to note that establishing truly democratic and inclusive societies is a complex and ongoing process. It requires not only sociopolitical structures that accommodate diverse perspectives but also a commitment to dialogue, empathy, and the cultivation of a culture of inclusivity.

Process-based communities can serve as catalysts for fostering such democratic and inclusive practices. They provide a foundation for engaging with diverse perspectives and working towards common goals, while also recognizing the importance of balancing tensions and seeking equilibrium.

In summary, the openness and inclusivity of Whitehead's Process Philosophy can contribute to the development of communities and societies that embrace diverse perspectives and engage in democratic dialogue. By fostering collaboration and understanding across different belief systems and cultural contexts, these communities can work towards a more inclusive and participatory society.

One last, Whiteheadian process societies will require quantum computing, integrative AI, and ecologically-minded civilizations as necessary helps among other socio-technical-scientific helps.


Yes, the realization of Whiteheadian process societies, with their emphasis on inclusivity, collaboration, and holistic understanding, could benefit from various technological advancements and sociotechnical considerations. Here are a few examples of how certain technologies and approaches could play a role:

Quantum computing: Quantum computing has the potential to greatly enhance computational power and tackle complex problems more efficiently. Its ability to process and analyze vast amounts of data could aid in understanding and modeling complex processes, fostering scientific advancements, and supporting decision-making in societal contexts.

Integrative AI: Artificial intelligence (AI) systems that are designed with integrative capabilities can help in synthesizing diverse perspectives and information from different domains. Integrative AI could assist in facilitating dialogue, identifying commonalities, and generating insights from various sources, thus contributing to the collaborative and inclusive nature of Whiteheadian process societies.

Ecological considerations: Whitehead's Process Philosophy recognizes the interconnectedness and interdependence of all entities. Embracing an ecological mindset is essential for promoting sustainable practices, addressing environmental challenges, and recognizing the value of ecosystems. Societies that prioritize ecological awareness and implement environmentally friendly technologies and practices can align with the ecological dimensions of Whitehead's philosophy.

Socio-technical considerations: To realize process societies, it is important to consider the social and technical dimensions in a balanced manner. This involves fostering a societal structure that promotes equitable participation, dialogue, and collaboration. Additionally, attention should be given to the ethical implications and social impacts of emerging technologies, ensuring that they align with the values of inclusivity, fairness, and well-being.

It is worth noting that the development and implementation of these technologies should be guided by ethical considerations, accountability, and responsible governance to ensure they align with the values and goals of Whiteheadian process societies.

In summary, embracing technological advancements such as quantum computing and integrative AI, along with an ecological mindset and thoughtful socio-technical considerations, can contribute to the development of societies that align with the principles of Whiteheadian process philosophy. These technologies and approaches have the potential to support collaborative decision-making, enhance understanding, and promote inclusive and sustainable practices.

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Date: MY 17, 2023

"Chat GPT has sparked an explosion of interest in generative A.I.—computer models that create text, images and computer code. But many CEOs are still focused on earlier generations of the technology, like predictive A.I. or robotic process automation. In our new survey of Fortune 500 CEOs, we asked leaders to rank technologies “in terms of your view of their potential as opportunities for your business over the next ten years.” Predictive A.I. (data analytics) won the contest hands down, with 58% of CEOs choosing it as having the highest potential. Generative A.I. (creating content) was chosen as having the highest potential by only 12%—roughly equal to the number who chose robotic process automation.

So why is generative A.I., which has enjoyed the fastest user growth of any new technology in history, causing less excitement among Fortune 500 CEOs? I decided to go to the person who can probably answer that question better than anyone else in business: Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture, which advises the vast majority of the Fortune 500 on technology issues. Her response:

“There is a broad and widespread interest, and a reasonable, healthy sense of skepticism, not about whether generative A.I. will be transformative in the long term, but skepticism in the short term about how fast to go. Some of it is because they don’t completely understand it. And for many, it’s also because they are still in the middle of their digital journey.”

What does it mean to be “in the middle of their digital journey”?

We say that cloud is the enabler, data is the driver, and A.I. is the differentiator…Many companies are still building their data core. And to start doing a bunch of experimentation with generative A.I. may not make sense for them… It’s really important as a CEO to step back and say, ‘Where should my team focus?’ If you are in health care, you may say, ‘I can use generative A.I. to talk with patients, but I still don’t have a single (data) view of the patient.’ Which is more important to medical outcomes?”

Sweet said it’s also important for CEOs to have a clear-eyed view of the shortcomings of the new technology. It doesn’t do complicated math or analytics. It has a tendency on occasion to engage in “hallucinations”—or what we might call B.S. if it was produced by a human. Factual accuracy is less than perfect.

“If you are trying to detect fraud or money laundering, 99% accuracy may be fine. If you are in precision medicine, it’s not good enough…Generative A.I. is a better tool for some use cases, but not all use cases.”

Yet the bottom line, Sweet says, is that the new generative A.I. tools have accelerated corporate efforts to tackle A.I. opportunities. This is not a passing fad. The age of A.I. is here.

More news below. And check out Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon’s piece on how A.I. “is going to touch every corner of our lives” here."

- Alan Murray, Fortune Editor