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#12B  NON-RATIONAL KNOWING 

More than most people do, I trust intuition, gut feeling, instinct, and unconscious knowledge— where I respect my brain’s power of pattern-matching. Not discounting dreams and synchronicity to the extent others do, I value the collective unconscious and brief glimpses I’ve had into Reality “with the curtain pulled back.” More wholistic than reductionistic, I appreciate what can't be measured.  I find science limiting.  I'm a visual thinker, sensitive to environmental cues—sights, sounds, smells, tactile insights—and to feelings! I’m especially alert to signs of danger and am good at detecting deception  

More Information About This Worldview Theme--note this table is under construction, last update July 2021

a diamond WV Theme...

...individual <---> knowledge

the theme is paired with: #6B  Scientific Method to make Choice #10    in the Choices We Make cards 

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Wikipedia articles related to this theme:

synchronicity creativity dream
Innatism

 worldview internal inconsistency related: Strongly valuing this theme and any of the themes in the list below is a contradiction:

#5A   Scientific Materialism #1B Skeptic      
     
   
   

More to Explore -- Worldview Theme #12B: Non-Rational Knowing

Rationalism vs. Empiricism   (from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, July 6 2017)
Serendipity and Synchronicity (posted on Mitch Medical website March 6 2021)
Episode 128: Intuition: Non-Rational Knowing (you tube video Sept 9 2020)
Knowledge Without Reason--six types of non-rational knowledge (posted on mythoslogos Sept 13 2020)
We know what we know (even when we don’t want to) By Aria Braccia  (Oct 17 2019 news item)
Synchronicity and Meaning: Awakening and Expanding Curiosity and Understanding by Marney Makridakis (posted on creativity-portal.com November 8, 2018)
Atom, Archetype, and the Invention of Synchronicity by Maria Popova (article posted on Brain Pickings March 2017)
Carl Jung, part 6: Synchronicity by Mark Vernon (from The Guardian July 2011)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"As you shop in "The Reality Marketplace" avoid spending your "reality cash" too early,  before you have seen everything. " 
from Coming of Age in the Global Village,  by Stephen P. Cook,  with Donella H. Meadows. 

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