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DEFINITIONS :

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RELEVANT COGNITIVE AROUSAL (RCA)


1. GLOBAL MIND

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2. MENTAL STATES

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3. REALITY
Property of being real, resemblance to original;  real existence,  what is real, what underlies appearances; existing thing; real nature of.
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English, sixth edition.

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4. DEFINITION
n. Stating precise nature of thing or meaning of word ; form of words in which this is done ; making or being distinct, degree of distinctness, in outline (esp. of image given by lens, or shown in  photograph or on cinema or television screen). [ME f. OF, f L de(finitio f. as define ; see -ition)]
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

Global mind and the use of words.

 

 

 

 


5. CONSTRUCT
construct1 v.t. Fit together, frame, build, (lit. or fig.) ; (Gram.) Combine (words) syntactically ; draw, delineate, esp. according to given conditions (construct a triangle) ; hence őr n. [f. I. CON(struere struct- pile, build)]
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.
construct2 n. Thing constructed, esp. by the mind ; (Psych.) Object of perception or thought constructed by combining sense-impressions ; (Ling.) Group of words in phrase. [f. Prec.]
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

words and constructs

validation of constructs

 

 

 

 


6. GENERAL TERMS

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 


7. GLOBAL
a. World-wide ; pertaining to or em- bracing the whole of a group of items etc.; total ; hence ~ly2 adv. [F, f. as foll. + -al]
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

Global mind and the use of words.

 

 

 

 

 


8. MIND     (Essay:  Mind and Brain )
6. Seat of consciousness, thought, volition and feeling. 7. Soul, opp. to body or material things ( mind may triumph over matter ) ; ~'s eye, mental view. 8. Person, as embodying mental qualities. 9. Intellectual powers, opp. to will and emotions; hence ~'less a., (esp.) stupidly  ill-behaved.

n. 1. Remembrance (bear, have keep, in mind) ; bring or call to ~, remember, cause to be remembered ; come to ~, come into one’s ~, be remembered ; month’s mind ; put person in ~ of, make him remember ; put out of one’s ~, + 11 more lines text. From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

Essay:  Mind and Brain

 

 

 

 


9. BRAIN   (Essay:  Mind and Brain )
n., & v.t. 1. N. Convoluted nervous tissue
in skull of vertebrates (in sing. of the whole as an organ, in pl. of the substance esp. as food: Blow1 out one’s brain); centre of sensation, thought, etc., (BEAT1, CUDGEL, RACK3, one’s etc, etc,
+ 26 more lines text. From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

Essay:  Mind and Brain

 

 

 

 

 


10. MIND AND BRAIN

Essay:  Mind and Brain

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11. CONSCIENCE

... Moral sense of right and wrong.
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11A. CONSCIOUSNESS
(-shus-) n. State of being conscious; totality of a person’s thoughts and feelings, or of a class of these (
moral consciousness ; STREAM of consciousness) ; perception (of, that). [f. prec. + ness] 
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

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12. COLLECTIVE
a. & n. 1. a. Formed by or constituting a collection, taken as a whole, aggregate ; + 17 more lines text
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13. COLLECTIVE CONSCIENCE

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15. MENTAL DISEASE

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16. MENTAL DISEASE IN THE COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS

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17. COLLECTIVE PARANOID SYNDROME

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18. INDOCTRINATION
v.t. Teach, instruct (in or into subject etc.) ; imbue with or with a doctrine, idea, or opinion ; hence ~ation n. [f. in-1 + doctrine + ate3
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

 

 

 

 

 


19. SEARCH ENGINES

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20. DATABASE-COUPLING

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21. SYSTEMS
n. 1. Complex whole, set of connected things or parts, organized body of material or immaterial things ; the established political or social order ; mountain ~, range or connected ranges ; river, railway, ~, (1) river, railway, + 25 more lines text.
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

 

 

 

 

 


22. META-SYSTEMS

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23. EMERGENT PROPERTIES

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24. META SYSTEM TRANSITION PERIOD

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25. MALIGNANCY
a & n. 1. a. (Of disease) very virulent or infectious (malignant cholera) ; (of tumour) tending to spread and recur after removal, cancerous ; malignant pustule. 2. Harmful ; feeling or showing intense it will. 3. n. & a. + 4 more lines of text.
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

 

 

 

 

 


26. MALIGNANT STATE SYSTEMS

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27. EMERGENCE
(Emerg!e) v.i. Come up out of a liquid ; come into view (from enclosed space etc.) ; come out (from state of suffering etc.) ; (of facts etc.) Become know as a result of inquiry or trial ; (of question, difficulty, etc.) crop up ; so ~ENCE n., + 2 more lines text.
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

 

 

 

 

 


28. PATHOLOGICAL
a. Of pathology ; (apparently) morbid (a pathological dislike of dogs) ; hence ~ly2 adv. [f. foll.+ -ical).
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29. PLANETARY META-SYSTEM

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30. MACROBIOSTATE

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31. NEURAL COMPUTERS

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 

 


32. FUNCTIONAL RESEMBLANCE

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 

 


33. ORGANIC
a. 1. (Physiol.) of the bodily organs, vital (Path., of disease) affecting structure of an organ (opp. functional). 2. Having organs or organized physical structure, of animals or plants, (opp. inorganic) ; (of food etc.) produced + 12 more lines text
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

 

 

 

 

 

 


34. NEURONAL MASS

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 

 


35. HOMEOSTASIS
(-mi-) n. (pl. ~es pr. -ez). Tendency towards relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements. esp, as maintained by physiological process. [ mod. L, f. gk homoios like +-stasis]
From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of current English. Sixth edition.

 

 

 

 

 


36. CRITICAL HOMEOSTATIC QUALITIES

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 

 


37 GLOBAL BRAIN

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38 KNOW
(no) v. (knew pr. nu; ~n pr. non). 1. Recognize, identify, ( I knew him at once ; knew him for an American ; would you know him again?) ; be able to distinguish (one from another, a HAWK1 from a handsaw ; not know person from etc, etc,
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39 KNOWLEDGE
no’l-) n. 1. Knowing, familiarity gained by experience, (of person, thing, fact) ; carnal knowledge. 2. Person’s range of information ; it came to my ~, became known to me ; to my ~, (1) so far as I know, (2) as I know for
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40 RELEVANT COGNITIVE AROUSAL ( R C A )
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SUMMARY :

RELEVANT COGNITIVE AROUSAL ( R C A )

WITH RELEVANT COGNITIVE AROUSAL I MEAN AROUSAL OF THE (NERVOUS) SYSTEM IN A WAY WHICH ACTIVATES A PERSONS MORE OR LESS CONTINUOUS THINKING AND ACTIVITY IN CONNECTION WITH A TOPIC WHICH IS THE MOST RELEVANT FOR HIS MOST URGENT TASK .

DISCUSSION :

JOHN'S MOST URGENT TASK COULD FOR EXAMPLE BE TO BEGIN AT ONCE WITH HIS HOME WORK FOR AN IMPORTANT TEST IN MATHEMATICS .

THE TEST IS MONDAY AT NINE O'CLOCK . IT IS IMPORTANT FOR THE FINAL GRADE WHICH MUST GET HIM INTO UNIVERSITY . IT IS NOW SATURDAY MORNING . HE IS JUST WAKING UP .

HE HATES MATHEMATICS . HE IS NOT VERY GOOD AT IT . 2 DAYS STUDY IN STEAD OF ONE COULD MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE .

TO START PRACTISING IMPROVING ON HIS WEAK POINTS FOR MONDAY'S TEST WOULD BE HIS MOST URGENT TASK .

AND HE KNOWS THAT . . .

IF HE HAD RELEVANT COGNITIVE AROUSAL (RCA) HE WOULD IMMEDIATELY START WITH HIS MATH . . . THE CEREBRAL MEMORY FIELDS CONNECTED WITH IT WOULD PROBABLY BE THE FIRST TO GET FURTHER ACTIVATED . . . A CHAIN REACTION COULD RESULT . . .

BUT NO . HE STARTS WITH CLEANING UP HIS ROOM . NOT A BAD ACTIVITY EITHER .

HE HATES IT A LITTLE LESS THEN MATH . . .

BUT HE NOW RISKS ACTIVATING HIS MIND WITH STIMULI WHICH ARE NOT THE MOST RELEVANT FOR HIS MOST URGENT TASK . HE MIGHT FIND A LOST PHOTOGRAPH OF A LOVED ONE . . . OR AN UNPAID FINE . . . YOU NAME IT . . .

A HIGH GRADE ON HIS MATH COULD CHANGE HIS LIFE . . .

CLEANING UP HIS ROOM FIRST THING TODAY PROBABLY WOULD NOT . . .

 

WOULD TAKING AN UPPER HAVE INCREASED JOHNS CHANCES TO START WITH HIS MATH ?

UNFORTUNATELY NOT .

THERE IS NO GUARANTEE AT ALL THAT "UPPERS" WILL CAUSE RELEVANT COGNITIVE AROUSAL .

IF JOHN, WITH THE MATH EXAM, HAD TAKEN AN "UPPER" WHEN GETTING OUT OF BED HE COULD HAVE DECIDED TO GO OUT TO SPEND THE WEEKEND IN BARS AND DANCING'S AND MAKE SURE HE WOULD FINALLY LOSE HIS VIRGINITY, NO MATTER HOW . . .

THE CHANCE THAT THIS COULD RUIN HIS LIFE RATHER THEN GET HIM INTO UNIVERSITY WOULD BE EXTREMELY REALISTIC . . .

SIMILAR THINGS CAN HAPPEN TO ADULTS TAKING "UPPERS" TO GET THEM THROUGH DIFFICULT TASKS FACING THEM .

ONLY IN VERY EXCEPTIONAL (e.g. military) CASES UPPPERS COULD POSSIBLY BE CONSIDERED .

THIS COULD ONLY BE UNDER VERY SPECIALIZED GUIDANCE WHERE THERE IS CERTAINTY THAT LIVE IS AT STAKE .

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED COPYRIGHT J. P. KROL (EXPERIMENTAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST) ©

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41 THE STORY OF HUMAN BONDAGE

AS IS THE CASE WITH ALL PHENOMENA IN REALITY , THEY HAVE AT LEAST ONE OPPOSITE POLE AND IT IS BALANCING BETWEEN OPPOSITES , OFTEN BETWEEN SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE ODDS , WHICH IS THE STORY OF HUMAN BONDAGE . . . BETWEEN OPPOSITES WE MUST SEEK THE STABLE STATE . . . WHICH IS THE PEACEFUL STATE . . .

(FROM THE CHRISTMAS ADDRESS OF THE GLOBALMIND.INFO TEAM TO THE UNITED NATIONS).

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