Synthisophy - Integrating the Wisdoms of History into Present Culture, Summary of all Chapters 1 - 30


Introduction to synthisophy: roots, mission, description, conclusion and application. Synthisophy - the integration of knowledge derived from the study of history into present culture. Roots: Synthesis/History/Sophy. Synthesis: the integration of separate entities into a unified whole. History: what has happened in the past. Sophy: Greek root: wisdom; a system embracing knowledge and truth. Thesis 1: Our evolutionarily selected cognitive biases, confirmation biases, argumentative theory state of mind and our tribal and warrior ethos have caused our political polarization. Thesis 2: Realigion - an understanding of the real world based on scientific fact and truth, but believing in the existence of God to explain the unknowable with aspects of existing religion, faith of one's own, or accepting the unknowable as God. Thesis 3: Looking at Bloom’s taxonomy, only the human brain can create new and original ideas. Thesis 4: Perhaps politics on the alt-Right and illiberal-Left has become their religion.

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