Sunday, August 02, 2020
It is my pleasure, and my honor, as an officer of the Foundation Encyclopedia Dialectica [F.E.D.] Office of Public Liaison, and as a voting member of F.E.D., to share, with you, from time to time, as they are approved for public release by the F.E.D. General Council, key excerpts from the internal writings, and from the internal sayings, of our co-founder, Karl Seldon.
Such is here today posted below [Some E.D. standard edits have been applied, in the version presented below, by the editors of the F.E.D. Special Council for the Encyclopedia, to the direct transcript of our co-founder’s discourse].
In it, Seldon addresses the dialectical character of negotiation, and our expected role of negotiation in our predicted successor system to the capitalist system.
“Negotiation is the art of dialectical synthesis in human-social affairs.”
“Successful negotiation is dialectics in practice; the very practice of the theory of dialectics.”
“As we move into a society of political- ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY, based upon generalized equity, we move into an even more negotiations-intensive form of society than ever before.”
“Authoritarian coercion and violence in social relations must give way to negotiations ongoing at every level and scale, in every dimension, of human social existence.”
For more information regarding these Seldonian insights, please see --
For partially pictographical, ‘poster-ized’ visualizations of many of these Seldonian insights -- specimens of ‘dialectical art’ -- see:
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