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#6A ORDERLY AND EXPLICABLE

I believe we can eventually greatly comprehend how the world works if we only “Dare to Understand.” From a 6th century BCE Ionian Enlightenment success predicting when a solar eclipse would occur—increasingly people have found natural and rational causes for observed events. Progress has come with appreciating cause and effect, solving problems by breaking complicated wholes into smaller parts, forming concepts and using them in frameworks, testing hypotheses and learning from feedback —all in building/refining an extraordinarily useful structure for explaining, predicting, creating.

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

a diamond WV Theme...

...individual <---> knowledge

the theme is paired with:  #7B Magic to make Choice #7 in the Choices We Make cards 

this theme as presented in older version of theme structure:        is this theme new to version 4?--YES

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Wikipedia articles related to this theme:

Causality Scientific Law  Conservation Law

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

#4 Spreading Disinformation / Tactical Deception #5B Vitalism #8B   Belief in a Personal God #9A   Religious Fundamentalism 
#9B  In God's Hands: Apocalypticism #12A Polytheism, Animism, Pagan   #14A  Salvation & Moralistic God  #25  Evil is Out There
#201B Faith & Wishful Thinking      
   

More to Explore --Worldview Theme #6A: Orderly & Explicable

The Constitution of Knowledge by Jonathan Rausch (book review from September 4 2021 from The Economist)
Combating Fake News--Lie Detector (article in The Economist Oct 26 2019)
How do you stay grounded in reality? answer by Erica Bradley (Oct 23 2017 post on Quora)
"Are Your Self-Beliefs Grounded in Reality or Fantasy?" by Bobby Hoffman  (article on Psychology Today Dec 2 2016)
“The Creative Personality: Imagination and Grounded Reality” by Douglas Eby (March 2011 post on Psych Central)
 
 

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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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