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My name is Joe Carter, I do my best to explore nature in general and biology specifically as well as the ways we map this relationship economy called nature with stories. The aim is to better understand the process and the meaning communicated through natural systems and to synthesize this information into a pragmatic lens to better understand what is within our range of possibilities; then to share this perspective so we can cultivate better insights on several fronts, like medicine, psychology and strengthening our integrity on individual and community levels.
The premise of this exploration is that nature is more than a process, nature is a language that communicates our opportunity and the dangers we must avoid to cultivate that opportunity. For instance; biological processes communicate the following: When collections of entities (such as molecules, organelles, organs, species, etc.) assemble in coherent relationship with each other, they do so by way of offering nourishment and or defense value toward the interdependent community of relationships. In so doing the whole becomes greater than the sum of its parts. This “community principle” is the source of all coherent structures in nature and offers clues to our opportunities for sustainable abundance and a path to realize our full potential, which itself is a function of community.
There is no proverbial bottle of snake oil here that promises “three easy steps to a satisfying life” This is written with the understanding that the truth about the behavioral realities that shape our experience of life can be extremely difficult to understand and even more difficult to develop the disciplines that translate that greater self-awareness into an effective and nourishing influence on life. It is assumed here that the cost of the climb to realize the “view” is worth it because the alternative is to exist beneath our potential.
It is recognized here that we are not in control of every circumstance, it is also understood that we have opportunities that are within our reach that we do not currently take advantage of. This blog is intended to encourage us to close this opportunity gap by way of identifying opportunities and leveraging them to move toward strengthening the entire body of relationships we live in and depend on for life.
Any credit for improved circumstances as a result of adopting these ideas belongs to those who demonstrate the courage and commitment to act on them.
Ways to connect with me: I do my best to craft and share things that are aimed at cultivating the kind of world I would like to live in. I am thankful I have the opportunity to point my energies in this direction. Most of my social activities are through MeWe and Youtube.
I love this blog so much and look forward to your posts – thank you for writing! I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award and linked to your blog from mine. Please visit http://arganesh3.wordpress.com/2012/06/15/versatile-and-very-inspiring-blogger-award/. Congrats! 🙂
One more for you…
I love all the great thoughts and topics you bring in up in this blog. It’s really fascinating, I’ll be reading back through some of your posts soon
In the meantime, I’ve decided to pass on the A Thought Provoking Blog Award to you. It’s a badge you can put in your side bar, and nominate others if you’d like. Here’s my acceptance post so you have an idea of what it is.
Keep doing what you do! All the very best!! 🙂
Thanks so much for your kind words.
Hi, I just discovered your blog. Lot’s of great thoughts to help seeing the world around us more clearly. Thanks.
Thanks dear friend for following “Known is drop, Unknown is an Ocean”. 🙂
Thanks to you for your thoughtful and valuable blog!
HI. First of all, thank you for visiting and following my blog. I much appreciate your kind gesture and I am pleased to meet you.
Second, I am quite impressed with your blog as it deals not with mundane nor ‘easy’ subject. Logic, Reason, Philosophy and existential questions were among those that constantly tripped me in my schooling years. 🙂
Thank you for what you do. Imelda. I am not a big fan of all the confusing voodoo ha-ha philosophical words that have sprung up over the years. I experienced the same struggle trying to use conventional methods to sort through important questions. It seems we have to sift through all that verbal diarrhea from “Absolutism” to “Zoroastrianism” to finally conclude that we don’t agree. I found it very tedious and frankly unnecessary when we have a much better model. This is why I am trying my best to craft a practical picture of what is spoken through reality in general, and more specifically our biology about who we are and what fulfills us. I really hope people find it useful because honestly I want to live in a world where we know real wealth in terms of our experience of life comes from how well we treat each other and not how much dirt we can imagine ourselves in charge of. I look forward to reading your blog and seeing the pictures! – Joe
I love your thoughts and inspiring articles, it is a pleasure to have you share your gifts among all. Thank you. I have nominated you for Blog of the Year 2012, please visit http://arganesh3.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/blog-of-the-year-2012/. Congratulations!!!
Be well, Ganesh
Thanks for the follow 🙂 Your blog is going to come in very useful. The majority of the time I am satisfied and happywith my life, and others… well, I don’t think I’m very good at coping with reality 😛 Looking forward to reading your words of wisdom!
I don’t understand your gravatar. What is that, dairy-free?
It stands for “No Bull”. It is supposed to symbolize being as honest as I can. That’s it.
Cool. Thanks for taking the time to explain. 🙂
This is an ambitious and noble goal you have set for yourself here in your blog, and I admire your courage in expressing it at the outset on your “About” page. I was very pleased that you thought enough of your visit to my blog to recommend my most recent post and to follow. We have similar interests it appears and in my first read through of some of your postings gave me an appreciation for your work here as well.
Looking forward to visiting again.
Regards to you….John H.
Thanks John. I appreciate the feedback. I see from your blog that you have been disciplined to move on the journey. As none of us have a complete monopoly on insight, it sure helps to get more perspectives from those that not only value moving forward, but take intentional steps to do so. I look forward to learning more from you, and I hope you get something valuable as well from what I put together here. – Joe
Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope we can work together to build and develop each others causes! Thanks again, share my blog? I intend to share yours!
You’re welcome and thank you too.
Nice meeting you !
Likewise! From your about page I wondered what a fascinating journey into knowing and being must have grown out of what appear to be the fertile soils inferred by your laconic background.bio information.
Thank you for visiting my blog……….I tend to be a bit esoteric in the subjects I write about………essentially whatever takes my fancy!
Hey there WoL… I’ve nominated you for the MomentMattersAward. Follow this link for the rules etc. http://runningfather.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/best-moment-award-mar-2013/
best wishes, Jim, the RFB
Great, Keep update your blog.
That’s the plan thanks.
Dear Joe Carter,
I thought that we can better acquaint with each other here. It is indeed a great pleasure to peruse many of your posts, not to mention that many of them are well-written and very personal.
I have finished reading your excellent “About The Wisdom Of Life”, and would like to inform you about one typo in your sentence containing the phrase “so we can to cultivate better insights on several fronts”, which should have been “so we can cultivate better insights on several fronts” by omitting “to”.
I have become a new follower of your blog and hope that you will visit mine to explore its multidisciplinary contents, which are best viewed on a desktop or laptop computer with a large screen, for they could be too powerful and feature-rich for iPad, iPhone, tablet or other portable devices to handle properly or adequately.
A new season has arrived. Wishing you and your family a productive week and a wonderful mid-March doing or enjoying whatever that satisfies you the most, whether aesthetically, physically, intellectually or spiritually!
Thank you for the kind words and for pointing out the error. I am glad to meet you. I look forward to looking over your blog.