Five primary types of coherence relevant to assessing relational knowledge:

explanatory, analogical, deductive, perceptual, and conceptual.

Each category of coherence relevant to assessing knowledge involves a set of elements and dipole constraints.

There are important differences between each of these five primary or fundamental coherence relations and the principles associated with them.

These coherence principles are relevant in assessing the complex of concepts people chose to apply to a particular situation to make it comprehensible.

Explanatory coherence is fundamentally a matter of there being a causal relation between what is explained and the representative symbology.

If an explanatory hypothesis explains a piece of evidence as does another hypothesis then there is coherence to these hypothetical explanations.

Analogical coherence can be understood as simultaneous satisfaction of multiple constraints involving similarity within differentiated systems.

Charles Darwin used analogical coherence with artificial selection, animal husbandry and plant breeding, as an analogy to explain natural selection.

Analogical coherence is used for comprehension of text involving metaphor.

Deductive coherence finds deductive relations between propositions.

Deductive coherence looks for a good fit between general propositions or principles and intuitive judgements.

Perceptual coherence involves the assembling of perceptual knowledge in a 'snapshot' of the existant environment.

Perceptual knowledge includes the visual, auditory, olfactory, and tactile information provided to us by our senses.

No 'sensation' is simply a matter of taking sensory inputs and interpreting them directly as sensory inputs are often incomplete or ambiguous.

Doors of Perception are dependent on sensory focus.

Focusing on one sense we see conscious awareness to the other senses close.

Those senses that have been pushed outside conscious awareness, hidden behind the Veil of Cognitive Blindness, now inform only the subconscious.

The conscious mind fills in the blank spaces to create a whole.

Conceptual coherence involves concepts as foundational elements and their relationship to one another.

There is abundant experimental and computational evidence that whole concepts are a psychologically realistic category of mental representation not reducible to propositions.

watch the stars

"Analogies are a valid and important tool in physical theory."

James Clerk Maxwell

Association of concepts can be understood in terms of social stereotypes.

Many psychological phenomena concerning how stereotypes are applied can be explained in terms of conceptual-constraint satisfaction.

If I am told that someone is a California Polytechnical State University educated carpenter, it may be difficult to reconcile conflicting expectations associated with the two apparently conflicted concepts.

Surprise is an emotional reaction that signals that a satisfactory degree of coherence has not been achieved.

Generation of new elements is sometimes driven by incoherence.

For example, I am trying to understand someone but fail to form a coherent impression or attribution, I may be spurred to form new conceptual elements that can add coherence to the old set of elements.

This reaction triggers hypothesis formation, as I ask myself how someone with a California Polytechnical State University Bachelor of Architecture degree could end up working as a carpenter.

Explanatory, analogical, deductive, perceptual, and conceptual coherence add up to a comprehensive, computable, naturalistic theory of coherence explaining thought processes used to assess knowledge.

These five primary kinds of coherence used in a rigorous inferential process will expand individual knowledge and eliminate previous misconceptions especially when paired with Tactics in the Art of Self-Interrogation.

Deliberative coherence is relevant to decision making and ethics.

Knowledge comes in a Rainbow Spiral of shapes and forms.

"Each of us is something of a schizophrenic
, tragically divided against ourselves."

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Balanced peaceful minds integrate the fundamental subconscious emotional understanding of reality with the rational logical understanding of reality !

To do this in a natural social culture people build monolithic conceptual worldview structures in a mythical metaphorical manner to connect the images stored in the subconscious.

To do this in a social culture steeped in paralogisms people build elaborately fragmented conceptual structures in that same mythical metaphorical way.

Unfortunately doing so leaves one rationally dissociated.

Those that are rationally dissociated are emotionally detached from body.

Emotional detachment through rational dissociation leaves one vulnerable to unforeseen threats in the surrounding environment.

unique library index

This web site is not a commercial web site and is presented for educational purposes only.

This website defines a new philosophical ideology to which its author adheres. The author feels that the falsification of reality outside personal experience has forged a populace unable to discern propaganda from reality and that this has been done purposefully by an international corporate cartel through their agents who wish to foist a corrupt version of reality on the human race. Religious intolerance occurs when any group refuses to tolerate religious practices, religious beliefs or persons due to their religious ideology. This web site marks the founding of a mystery school aptly named The Truth of the Way of the Lumière Infinie - a rational gnostic mystery religion based on reason which requires no leap of faith, accepts no tithes, has no supreme leader, no church buildings and in which each and every individual is encouraged to develop a personal relation with the Creator and Sustainer through the pursuit of the knowledge of reality in the hope of curing the spiritual corruption that has enveloped the human spirit. The tenets of The Truth of the Way of the Lumière Infinie are spelled out in detail on this web site by the author. Violent acts against individuals due to their religious beliefs in America is considered a "hate crime."

This web site in no way condones violence. To the contrary the intent here is to reduce the violence that is already occurring due to the international corporate cartels desire to control the human race. The international corporate cartel already controls the world banking system, corporate media worldwide, the global industrial military entertainment complex and is responsible for the collapse of morals, the elevation of self-centered behavior and the destruction of global ecosystems. Civilization is based on coöperation. Coöperation does not occur at the point of a gun.

American social mores and values have declined precipitously over the last century as the corrupt international cartel has garnered more and more power. This power rests in the ability to deceive the populace in general through corporate media by pressing emotional buttons which have been preprogrammed into the population through prior corporate media psychological operations. The results have been the destruction of the family and the destruction of social structures that do not adhere to the corrupt international elites vision of a perfect world. Through distraction and coercion the direction of thought of the bulk of the population has been directed toward solutions proposed by the corrupt international elite that further consolidates their power and which further their purposes.

All views and opinions presented on this web site are the views and opinions of individual human men and women that, through their writings, showed the capacity for intelligent, reasonable, rational, insightful and unpopular thought. All factual information presented on this web site is believed to be true and accurate and is presented as originally presented in print media which may or may not have originally presented the facts truthfully. Opinion and thoughts have been adapted, edited, corrected, redacted, combined, added to, re-edited and re-corrected as nearly all opinion and thought has been throughout time but has been done so in the spirit of the original writer with the intent of making his or her thoughts and opinions clearer and relevant to the reader in the present time.

Fair Use Notice

This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of criminal justice, human rights, political, economic, democratic, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information see: If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Dedicated to the establishment of knowledge, truth, justice and a clear understanding of reality as the American way!
Copyright © Lawrence Turner
All Rights Reserved