Table of Contents for Root Meanings

General notes:

  • Root Meanings is a work in progress that will continue to emerge and evolve until the Mind of minds is absolutely clear. The definitions below are subject to evolution.
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Revision: 25 Mar 2023


  • A means for organizing information.
  • A pointer to information.
  • A structure of consciousness.
  • Most fundamentally, the output of an algorithm in consciousness.
  • Finite numbers are meaningful only in unreality.
  • Infinite numbers are required for characterizing reality.
  • In reality, every value is infinite and every number is the indivisible Infinite.
  • Numbers can be compounds (e.g., complex numbers).
  • Numbers do not need to be numerical.
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