Union of Opposites

LINK to Name of God post

LINK to Meditation Paradoxes post

Link to any particular set of opposites which deserve its own page

The “Name of God” is a meditation on the union of all opposites in human life, philosophy and cosmic conceptualization.

… quote people in history who mention contemplation of the union of opposites …

nicolas of cusa?  alan watts, taoists, buddhists, etc

All Opposites expressed by language as categories of conceptuality

then think of all synonyms for each of the antonyms


Infinite and Finite / Infinite and Infinitesimal

I am that I am

(Undefined, Indefinability, Immeasurable Unspeakability, Ineffable, unexplained or unknowable, not containable by the mind) / (Finitude, Definable, measurable, speakable, explainable or knowable, containable by the mind)

Ideal and Real

I am that I am

Imagination and Body / Imagination and World / Imagination and Physical Reality

Perfect Will and Actuality

(Imagination, Mind, Conscious Existence) / (Body, Matter, Reality, World, Physical Existence)

Relative and Absolute

I am that I am


Sameness and Difference

I am that I am

(Identity, Categorical, Unity) / (Uniqueness, Difference, Distinction)

One and Many -or- Oneness and Multiplicity -or- Unity and Chaos and Duality

I am that I am


Great and Small

I am that I am

Micro Macro / Biggest Smallest

Inner and Outer

I am that I am

(Internal, Self, Familiar, Surface within) / (External, Other, Alien, Unfamiliar, Surface beyond)

Physical and Non-Physical

I am that I am

(Subject, Quality, Mental-Mind, Spiritual) / (Object, Physical, Body, Material-Matter)

Living and Dead

I am that I am

(Life) / (Death)

Growing, Dying / Health and Illness

Knowledge and Illusion

I am that I am

(True-Truth, Correct, Right, Real) / (False, Incorrect, Wrong, Unreal)

Being and Non-Being

I am that I am

(That which is, Existence) / (That which is not, Imagined, Created, Invented, Artificiality, Non-existence)

Good and Bad

I am that I am

(Rightness-Moral, Positive, Pleasurable, Happiness, Health, Truth, Willing)  (Wrongness, Evil, Negativity, Pain, Unhappiness, Illness, Fallacy-Confusion, Against Will)

Conscious and Unconscious (or subconscious)

I am that I am

Known and Unknown

I am that I am

Mind and No Mind (Heart) (God-Mind)

Singular point-like, limited vs infinite

Simple Physical Logic Alone vs Logic+Intuition

Beginning and Ending

I am that I am


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