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Ethnographic Discourse Methodology:

A tool for the mind.

Leon James
1968

 

Table of Contents

Level of Heights (first cards)

Degrees of Breadth (second cards)

Color Code Vocabulary (third cards)

Color Code Subject Headings (fourth cards)

 Triconcentric Subject Headings (fifth cards)

(To Be Developed) (sixth cards)

 

 

1968..... 3 levels of the meaning of utterance


1975..... Color coded hexagram

..... (Quadrangular method)


1981..... Triconcentric degree (Swedenborg)


1985..... Trigram dictionary

Building The Ennead

Written: 11/82

[6 series]


(Trigram = concepts.......I)

(Hexagram = arguments..II)

(Ennead = themes........III)


Hexagram Series of uses/Objectives/Purposes

  1. Increasing rational understanding.
  2. Tools for analytic reasoning.
  3. Glossary Dictionaries.
  4. Discourse analysis.
  5. Guiding pedagogy.
  6. Psychiatry/Therapy/Psychobiology

Levels of Height Series

(color coded)

(1-6) (I, II, III)

(First Cards)

*In the height column each symbol represents a different color

Bk = black

Br = brown

Bu = blue

G = green

Y = yellow

W = white

And these colors are ranked from white-black. (Where white is lowest and black is highest)

**At the bottom of each table are the letters C, B, A and the word Breath, these are ranked from left to right whereas C = least and A = most breath.

Height

Title

 Card #

Bk

III

Br

Bu

 

II

G

I

Y

W

 

C

B

A

Breath

 

Height

CULTURE SIMUL. TRAINING

 P. # B

Bk

Enculturation Training

III

Br

Bu

Socialization Training

II

G

Assimilation Training

I

Y

W

 

C

B

A

Breath

 

 

Height

SEMANTICS & PRAGMATICS

 P 4 B

Bk

Good/Bad (Evil)

True/False

III

Br

Bu

Fair/Unfair

Just/Unjust

II

G

Correct/Uncorrect

Accurate/Inaccurate

I

Y

W

 

C

B

A

Breath

 

 

Height

PSYCHOLOGY SYSTEMS & HISTORY

 P 5 B

Bk

Transpersonal

Arkoff/Shapiro/

 

III

Br

Bu

Psychometrics

Digman/Cattell/Heiby

II

G

Neurophysiology

Hebb/Uttall/Blanchard

I

Y

W

 

C

B

A

Breath

 

 

Bu

MORALITY/EQUITY

P. 1 T

C

Prosocial

Vs.

Antisocial

Behaviors

B

Prosocial

Vs.

Antisocial

Orientation

A

Prosocial

Vs.

Antisocial

Strivings

Prosocial Behavior

 

 

Height

BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVES IN LANGUAGE ARTS

 P 3 M

Bk

Development of a personal, subjective point of view

III

Br

Bu

Building objectivity through normative rating scales

II

G

Building awareness of social meanings

I

Y

W

 

C

B

A

Breath

 

 

Height

PSYCHOLINGUISTIC SKILLS (FUNCTIONING LVELS)

 P 4 T

Bk

6 Theme:

5 Organizing topics

III

Br

Bu

4 Writing

II

G

3 Reading

2 Reading

1 Reading

I

Y

W

 

C

B

A

Breath

 

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Related articles by Dualist Physicist Dr. Ian Thompson, that I highly recommend:

(1999) Discrete Degrees:  A Top-down Presentation

(1988) `Real Dispositions in the Physical World', The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 39, pp. 67 - 79 (Html version).

(1989) `Swedenborg and Modern Science', Scientific and Medical Network Newsletter, 26, pp. 3 - 8 (Html version).

(1990) `Layers of Semantic Nets and Developmental Psychology', unpublished (Html version).

[1990a], Layered Cognitive Networks, http://www.ph.surrey.ac.uk/~phs1it/papers/layer6.html

[1990b], Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness: A Causal Correspondence Theory, http://www.ph.surrey.ac.uk/~phs1it/papers/qmc1h.html

[1991], Process Theory and the Concept of Substance, http://www.ph.surrey.ac.uk/~phs1it/papers/subst5c.html

[1993], The Consistency of Physical Law With Divine Immanence, Science & Christian Belief 5 (1993) 19 – 36, http://www.ph.surrey.ac.uk/~phs1it/papers/pldi6d.html

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