More “keys” – ?

One vitally basic way of comprehending any Major-Overarching-Matter is to “mind-map” it and its ‘environments’.

Word-Mapping is also essential, such as in Contents-Lists.


Trying this with the “Domains of Existence”,
we could find ourselves ‘wandering-in’ as well as  and “creating”
a “Domainology”
as follows:-

The Overarching Single Domain takes the sequential and order-level numeration

Overall Domain O.0  The Components of Existence
we could now use [borrow] Roget’s Thesaurus domains
A Abstract
M Matter
I  Intellect
V  Volition
S Sentient (and Moral) Powers
However, I see a real-need for a similarly ‘simple’ and possibly ‘brief’ ‘map’ as follows:-

Domain 1,“A Void and ‘God’
Domain 2.n  “Space”

[Here, already, however,we ‘hit’
the erroneous identification of Space as being made up of “Dimensions” (quantities),
when in fact Space is made up of three “Directions” – Horizontality, Verticality, and Longitudinality (Laban’s to-and-fro “wheel” plane).
and ‘Space’ actually needs to ‘borrow’ its “dimensionalities”  from a separate domain of Quantities

Domain 3. “Quantities”

Domain 4.n  “Time”

Domain 5.n  “Physical-Matter” [‘Non-Bio’]

Domain 6.n  “Bio-Lifeforms”
Domain 7 … 8 … 9 … “Colours”;  “Temperature” ;
?  “Humankind” [and further sub-domains of “Sensing”, “Thinking”  “Intuiting”  “Moving” …]


from within

by the thinking-master Dr Edward de Bono:  [1991 – this edition 2018]

(jm)  The book starts ‘confusingly’ [if not ‘confusedly’] with much ‘;anecdotal explorings’ –
I’d even see how some would find it “verbiaged”-
a lot of tertiary and ‘minority-life-expereiential’ words and conceptions, perhaps.

That, however, is not our intention to find, nor to follow, is it ?

Like the advice-to-student finding teachers ‘difficult’ and thus ‘spoiling’ the subject-matter.
“Make a ‘white-light’ surround the things you need,
and have the dark-shadow simply ‘obscure” every-thing you don’t need –
including especially any unbearability or ‘hackles-raisings’ coming from the teacher.


Quite normally, we’d have read the ‘blurb-by-others’- ‘reviews’ – on the back cover –

“Think, don’t fight”.
(“)We currently use an out-of-date thinking system to navigate our way through modern society,
especially when it comes to  conflicts and disagreements.

Conflicts  ‘argues’ that, instead of our age-old system of “debate”, we should use lateral-thinking to navigate a ‘feud’..
If two parties think their argument is best, we should be introducing a third party role.
By highlighting how the present system holds us back,
and by offering practical alternatives,
author de Bono paves the way for
a fundamental shift-for-the-better  in conflict resolution.(“).

Which to me is also a lot of “blurb” –
and we need to skim through the book itself.


The Contents begin to reveal some “keyage” :- we could, perhaps ‘should’  seek-out the “most-essential to be carried-forward”

Part I  The Way the Mind Works and Modes of Thinking

1.  Why We Need to Know How the Mind Works
2.  What Is Wrong With Argument
3.  Map-making, Thinking and Think-2
4.  Fight, Negotiate, Problem-Solve, or Design ?

Part II  Why Do People Disagree ?

Part III   Creativity, Design and the Third Party Role.

Part IV  Conflict.

Part V  Structures for Conflict Resolution,



—– to be concluded, after a “selfing” and “civilising” co-sustainworthying ‘break —-