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WE’RE ALL INSANE! SECOND EDITION: Contents

We're All Insane! Second Edition 11 Chapters


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CONTENTS ORGANIZED BY CHAPTER


Begin

  • Title
    • We’re All Insane! Second Edition
  • Subtitle
    • Six Reasons Why You’re Insane
  • Copyright
    • Copyright © 1991, 2012 by Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  • ISBN
    • ISBN 978-1-878693-27-3
  • Dedication
  • Description

Reason One: Thought-Knowing

  • Thought Cannot Know the Thing
  • Reasons Against Thought-Knowing
    • Knowing
    • To Know, Sense
    • Perception Points to Sensing
    • 3 and 6 Levels of Reality
    • Test Yourself on Thought
  • Definitions of Terms
    • Reality
    • Energy
    • Sensation
    • Objects or Things
    • Sensing
    • Perception
    • Thought
    • Memory
  • 8 Levels of Reality
    • 26 Levels of Reality
  • Reliable Knowing
    • Standards of Measurement Vary
    • Verify Sensing with Perceptions
    • Science Is Faith-Based
    • To Trust or Not to Trust
  • Limits of Knowing
    • Partial Perception
  • More Reasons Thought Cannot Know
    • Confusing Thoughts with Perceptions
    • Thought Limited
    • Nothing to Thought
    • Signpost Not the Destination
    • Thought Is Dualistic
    • Thought Is Two-valued
      • 2 Four-Valued Steps
    • Grey Is Black and White
    • Insecurity Caused by Thought-Knowing
    • Thought Is Fragmented
    • Thoughts Are Stairs
    • Thought-Knowing Prevents or Perverts Knowing
  • Thought-Knowing Reality Levels
  • Conclusion One

Reason Two: Thought-Doing

  • Thought Cannot Do the Thing
  • Reasons Against Thought-Doing
    • Thought Claims, Never Demonstrates
    • Thought Cannot Undo
    • Thought Won’t
    • Thought-Doing Causes Addiction
    • Thinking of Gardening Is Not Gardening
    • Thoughts, Not Actions
    • Thoughts and Perceptions Differ
    • Collections Not Equal to the Whole
    • Thought Occurs After Reality
    • Thought-Doing Causes Stress
    • Thought-Doing Causes Distress
    • Intrusive Memories from Thought-Doing
    • Limit Thought’s Meaning
    • Correlation Is Not Causation
    • Miscellaneous
  • Thought-Doing Reality Levels
  • Conclusion Two
    • 5 Times Insane
    • Do Humans Function?

Reason Three: Thought-Being

  • Thought Cannot Be the Thing
  • Reasons Against Thought-Being
    • Levels of Reference and Representation
    • Thoughts Point
    • Identification as the Identified
    • Levels of Thought
    • Sensing Reductionistic
    • Observations all Different
    • Senses and Things in Flux
    • Things Change
    • Thoughts Are General
    • Thoughts of Nothing
    • Body, Not Perceptions
    • Reified Thoughts
    • 3 Arguments Against Thought-Being
      • Map Not the Mapped
      • Whole Not Sum of Parts
      • Nothing Exists in Isolation
    • Being Requires Integrity
  • Thought-Being Reality Levels
  • Conclusion Three

Reason Four: Self as Thought-Knowing

  • You’re Not Thought-Knowing
  • Reasons Self Is Not Thought-Knowing
    • Thought Cannot Know Things or Beings
    • If You Don’t Know Self, How Can Thought?
    • Thought of the Past, Self of the Present
    • Choose Thought or Self
    • Denial of Difference
    • Nothing Ever Repeats
    • All Things Changing
    • Change Not Caught
    • All Things Are Complex
    • Do You Live Only in Your Mind?
    • Can Thought See Self with Self?
    • Nonverbal Not Verbal
    • Thought Doesn’t Think
    • Parts Not Wholes
    • Thought Not Perception
    • Does Changing Experience Change Self?
    • You’re Not God
    • Only You Are Real
    • Self Cannot Be Judgments
    • Thought, Not Observing
    • Experience without Thought
    • Knowing Is Senseless
    • Labels Are Static Fragments
    • Self as Court Games
    • Identities Are Claims, Not Facts
    • Mad Thought
  • Conclusion Four

Reason Five: Self as Thought-Doing

  • You’re Not Thought-Doing
  • Reasons Self Is Not Thought-Doing
    • Thought-Doing a Goal of Ego
    • 2 Ego Conflicts
    • Thought Cannot Undo
    • Thought-Doing Causes Looping on the Past]
    • Thought as Effort Is Failure
    • Choosing One Side Creates Both Sides
    • Thought Ends Understanding
    • Thought as Law Causes its Opposite
    • Thought-Doing Ruins Health
    • Thought-Doing Causes Negative Stress
    • Using the Problem to Fix the Problem Fails
    • Inner Voice as Thought Is Failure
    • Miscellaneous
    • 6 Levels of Insanity
  • Conclusion Five

Reason Six: Self as Thought-Being

  • You’re Not Thought-Being
  • Becoming Supports Thought-Doing
    • Who and What Seeks Self?
    • Stage One Becoming
    • Stage Two Becoming
    • Stage Three Becoming
    • Stage Four Becoming
    • Stage Five Becoming
    • Perversion Caused by Becoming
  • More Reasons Self Is Not Thought-Being
    • Dehumanize People as Thoughts
    • If You’re Not Words, Then You’re Not Hurt by Words
    • No System of Selecting Thoughts as Self
    • Thought Turns Beauty into Lust
    • Coveting Thought-Being
    • Labeling Requires Time to Stop
    • Labeling Requires Isolation
    • Thoughts Have Variable Meanings
    • Thought Is General, and Beings Are Unique
    • Definitions, Not Human Beings
    • Thought Is Fixed, and Self Is Fluid
    • Miscellaneous
  • Conclusion Six

Sanity Is Silent

  • Conclusions about Six Reasons
    • Thought Reality or Perception Reality?
    • Conditioning Is Reality?
  • Twelve Reasons You’re Insane
    • 4 Good Reasons Self Is Not Thought
  • Knowing, Doing, and Being
    • Right Knowing
    • Right Doing
    • Right Being
    • Right Non-doing
    • Right Self Knowing
      • 4 Stages to Destroy Human Beings
    • False Solution of Self as Body
    • Upside Down
  • 4 Kinds of Knowing
    • Fourth Kind of Knowing
  • Ego and Memory
  • Thought as Instinct
  • 2 Tests to Avoid Mistakes
    • 6 Rules for 2 Tests

Postmodernism

  • Constructivism
    • Abstract
    • The Pros of Constructivism
    • The Cons of Constructivism
  • Postmodernism Is Idealism
    • Start Is Fine
    • Problems that Come with Non Sequiturs
    • Mental Games
  • Quotations Related to Postmodernism

Appendixes

  • Diagrams of Thought
    • Images of Perceptions
    • Thoughts of Thoughts
    • 6 Levels of Thought
    • Thought-Knowing
  • Diagram of Yin and Yang
  • Question Thought
  • Miscellaneous Thought Facts
  • Descriptors of the Way
    • Doing
    • Experience
    • Freedom
    • Identity
    • Intellect
    • Intuition
    • Ownership
    • Present
    • Reality
    • Responsibility
    • Seeking
    • Sensing
    • To Thy Own Self Be True
    • Work

End

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