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: 5 Jul 2023


  • Assertion of what is logically opposite.
  • Assertion that a proposition is not the case.
  • Denial of a proposition.
  • The prime negation is the denial of reality.
  • The prime negation is the denial of the Truth.
  • Since there is only reality, all negation is the prime negation.
  • Since that which is cannot be negated, negation is an act of imagination.
  • The formalism of negation is a play of words.
  • The only meaningful negation is the negation of negation.
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