Duality Nature Project: March 2011

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Non-Existence, Existence, Being, Becoming

No one knows what doesn't exist because it doesn't exist, so anything that is conceived has existence and so must exist. Creation therefor begins with existence. Existence is then also what anyone imagines, dreams, has ideas of, or thinks about. In order for that which exists to come into being it has to engage in becoming. That which is being will change but that which exists never changes; that is how ideas are lost and rediscovered and things may go and come again. The things which are being change with time but the things which exist do not change with time. That which exists is the essence of that which is being. In order for being to occur it has to first exist. Being is therefor an extension of existence. To be you have to know what to be which is to exist. That is what is meant by the phrase, "I am". We may know and have the knowledge of our own existence, but any knowledge beyond that is speculation.

Being occurs out of becoming which occurs out of existing. Everything that is being and becoming has change or time and so is governed by change and time. If that which is being or becoming loses change or time, then it is no longer being but it is still existing, because things which only exist such as ideas or knowledge, do not change with time and can be lost and rediscovered. That is why becoming what to be takes time but existence and ideas are timeless.

Because of time there is not a permanent state of being as all being is constantly in change. Being is therefor not an absolute and to think it is is an illusion the same as thinking that something doesn't exist is an illusion because one cannot know what doesn't exist because it doesn't exist. Since there is truly no NON-EXISTENCE and there is truly no BEING then all that remains is existing and becoming. That is why it is said, "Be what thou will."

Things that are relegated to time are changing in Time and so are impermanent. Knowledge of the things however does not change as knowledge is lost and rediscovered. The knowledge is the essence of the thing. The essence of a thing remains the same but its outward materialism is constant change.

Knowledge of a thing leads to awareness. I am or a thing is because it exists but because I or a thing knows or has knowledge of its existence makes it/me aware. Knowledge is gained through interaction such as through senses, experience, reason, or any other type of feedback system. Knowledge of a thing enables one to potentially control and impose will on that thing. Knowledge of self leads to control over the self which controls the things. If the self is not controlled neither will the self have control over anything. This is the influence or power of a thing. That is why people say knowledge is power.

Friday, March 25, 2011

HTC Touch Pro 2 Unlock Instructions


Q: What do I have to do to install a new ROM?

A: You need to install the HSPL (Hard Secondary Program Loader) to be able to install new ROMS. If you have a CDMA Phone you can only install CDMA ROM'S (i.e. Sprint, Verizon, U.S. Cellular, etc...) if you have a GSM version you can only install GSM ROM'S (i.e. T-Mobile, At&t, etc...) However either CDMA or GSM can install Custom ROM such as the MIGHTY ROM with no difficulties once/after the HSPL is installed.

Q: Can I flash My Verizon/Sprint/U.S. Cellular TP2 to another carrier? 

A: You Can but ONLY IF IT IS A CDMA VERSION. A CDMA VERSION IS U.S. CELLULAR, SPRINT, or VERIZON. If you try to flash to a GSM, your phone will be bricked. In ORDER TO FLASH YOU MUST INSTALL THE HSPL UNLOCKER! It is not recommended that you install a carriers ROM as GSM and CDMA are USUALLY INCOMPATIBLE! The Carrier ROM'S are SLOW! Install the Mighty ROM! It is BETTER! It has Provisioning for All of the carriers! The only reason to install another carriers ROM is usually to get certain software other than the ROM itself that comes bundled in what's called a RUU (ROM UPGRADE UTILITY) like the RADIO/BASEBAND, but after getting it you would want to flash back to the ROM of your choice and the RADIO will stay on your phone even though you changed to a custom ROM.

Q: Why won't my phone work in another GSM/SIM card/carrier even though it says the SIM is unlocked?

A: There is a Security Mechanism in the phone preventing you. You must install a new Radio to get around this.

Q:Can I use my T-Mobile or At&t Sim card in a U.S. Cellular, Sprint, Or Verizon Phone?

A: No. Only T-Mobile and At&t use sim cards. They are called GSM networks. Sprint/Boost Mobile/Virgin Mobile, U.S. Cellular, & Verizon are and use Wireless technology that doesn't need sim cards and is called CDMA. Some Boost mobile Phones may also use sim cards for IDEN technology which they use that was developed by Motorola. All of the different technologies: GSM, CDMA, And iDEN are generally incompatible with each other, and you need specific hardware in your phone for each. That's why there are a lot of Motorola phones on boost mobile.

Q: What ROM and Software is on my phone?

A: Go into start menu > Settings > System > Device Information > Software information.

Q: Is this Free?

A: It is Free for the U.S. Cellular Version. I have not tested if this will work on any of the other carriers phones (Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, At&t Tilt 2, Etc...) I am assuming it isn't. If you do not have a U.S. Cellular version you will probably need to purchase the Olipro & Cmonex Unlocker from XDA. You may also make a donation to XDA or any of the XDA members who spend a considerable amount of their time figuring out how to get the most out of smartphones. It is much appreciated if you can afford to do so, but may or may not be absolutely necessary. This method may still be your best chance at unlocking as other unlocking methods such as XDA have negative reviews. If it works for you please make a comment describing your phone type and what carrier you were able to get it working on. It is a known fact that the younger generations are more into their smartphones and generally more capable at using them than the older generations. Therefore sometimes people don't have a lot of money to spend, which is completely understandable. If you are this person, contact me and I will see if I can help you.


I haven't figured out how and if I want to incorporate this article or this topic into blogging. I have another blog made that I haven't touched but I'm reluctant to make two because that takes more time to do everything, and time is really valuable since I can never get it back again.

The HTC Touch Pro 2 for U.S. Cellular Network is not Sim locked it is "Radio Locked". If you are reading this it is assumed you have an htc touch pro 2 for u.s. cellular and are wondering why another sim card won't work in it, (however if you have another Touch Pro 2 other than U.S. Cellular, you may also get instruction for what to do by reading this). You may also notice that your U.S. Cellular Touch Pro 2 already says the "Sim is Unlocked" when you try to access the "Sim App". This is because the U.S. Cellular Version of the HTC Touch Pro 2 appears to employ a different carrier locking mechanism (Also called CID or Carrier ID lock) which I believe has to do with it being tied into CDMA only. The SIM hardware is basically there, you just can't get access to it. This apparently has to do with your radio version more than anything. From what I gather, the firmware or ROM as well as the Radio Version/software that is on the U.S. cellular phone is blocking all other radio signals except those which come from U.S. cellular (Note: this only seems to occur for U.S. carriers like ATT, T-mobile USA, or Boost Mobile). So even though your phone's antenna is quite capable of picking up extra signals, because of the extra programming installed in the phone by U.S. cellular, you simply can't use it. This is like buying a car but not being able to use the back seat. If you do not have an HTC Touch Pro 2 for U.S. Cellular but it is on another carrier then you should only have to Sim Unlock it as they don't use the same method as T-mobile of locking the radio frequencies, although I believe the Sprint and U.S. Cellular Version are very similar, as they are both what are called the Rhodium400 versions of the phone.


If you absolutely must unlock your U.S. Cellular Phone you must rewrite the ROM. This is called flashing. Its not as difficult as it sounds but you can mess up and damage your phone if you are not careful. In order to do it you first have to find the ROM you want to use on the net. You can use a Custom ROM which are generally unstable and can damage your phone or try writing over the ROM from another carrier which you can usually either get on that carriers website or the website of the maker of your phone such as HTC website. You will basically need to find it, download it, then USB plug your phone into computer, then go through the set up to transfer the files into your phone. There are a lot of different videos on a lot of different custom ROMS. Youtube video tutorials would probably be the best place to find one and not spend as much time as you can see in the videos and make your own determinations. If you try to load the ROM from another carrier there is a good possibility that it will immediately BRICK your phone because the U.S. cellular phone is set up specifically to respond harshly to the other carriers programming or technology, which is why you can't use it in the first place. In order to load another ROM though you have to unlock that ability. Do this with a hard SPL (Secondary Program Loader). You can get the HSPL @

There are other phones that are exhibiting the same advanced locking mechanisms. Notably the Verizon Droid Pro will not unlock for any other U.S. carriers even though it has the proper radio bands and frequencies. This is demonstrated in an informative video on youtube:

Here is how it was achieved with the Touch Pro 2 by XDA developers, However I dsicvoered that this method will not actually work for my U.S. Cellular version:
 NOTE: None of the Following Radios or Software Security Unlocker Worked for Me! I only used the HSPL from XDA. Use others at your own risk!
WU means Worldphone Unlocked, look out for the WU on all radio firmwares to indicate whether it's been patched as unlocked or not! (WV = locked)

YOU MUST BE SECURITY UNLOCKED IN ORDER TO USE THIS!!! - if you are not Security unlocked, you will get a Flash Write Error.

Flashing one of these radios will enable you to use a US SIM card in your device - if you flash a non-supported (non-patched) radio over this, you will lose the ability.



2. 2.23.00WU (Verizon stock edited)
3. 1.96.10WU (Sprint stock edited)
4. 2.05.00WU (USCC test edited)NOT RECOMMENDED

The main thing you have to do is unlock the radio frequencies/radio bands. Those are the frequencies that the other carriers use. The problem is the method for doing that is not sim unlock because the ROM/Firmware on the U.S. Cell HTC touch pro 2 is heavily designed to reject any Sim attempts or unlocking attempts so if you try to flash one of the above radios to the U.S. Cellular phone after installing the HSPL, it will brick your phone into what's called the Bootloader (Also called Tricolor screen) where you will be unable to exit until you install another ROM.

But, first you have to change your radio also. Just downloading a Custom ROM won't do that, and since you can't download the above radio the only other alternative is to download a stock ROM from another carrier. WARNING: IF YOU TRY TO INSTALL A GSM CARRIERS ROM (SUCH AS T-MOBILE or ATT) YOUR PHONE WILL BE BRICKED

So, basically you need to download the ROM from another CDMA carrier in order to get the radio that comes with the stock ROMs. In this case I used Sprint as the Sprint and U.S. Cellular versions of the Touch pro 2 a.k.a Rhodium400 are very similar. You can download the sprint ROM @ I used the Second To last link, it has 1.96WF in the file description/address.

After you download the Sprint ROM your phone will say Sprint and look like a Sprint TP2 but it will still be tied into  CDMA mode for U.S. cellular only. However we did change the radio version, which is the main thing. The next thing to do is install the Custom ROM Mighty ROM @ After you do so, you should be able to use any sim. If you need further instructions watch video @


Here is a Glossary of terms I found as well:

"ActiveSync :This program by Microsoft is what we all use to connect to our computers at work or at home. It allows contacts, tasks, emails and Calendar events to be synchronised with Outlookaswell as such things as media and favorites. In Windows Vista this has been replaced by the Windows Mobile Device Center. In addition ActiveSync allows browsing of the device in Windows Explorer.

AKU: Adaptation Kit Update - they usually patch up existing bugs and enable several new features. Each newly released AKU pack retains fixes found in previous versions of AKU. Starting with Windows Mobile 5 Microsoft began a policy of updates similar to that of the desktop windows. Rather the replacing the whole OS some functionality may be added. For example AKU 2.0 introduced push mail. These updates are distributed through the OEMs and are given to the consumer in form of ROM updates. Note that OEM may choose not to create an update with the latest AKU for their devices. Getting an AKU for your phone is like getting the SP2 (Service Pack 2) for your Windows Xp.

Application Unlock: Most Windows Mobile devices only allow you to load applications that have an acceptable digital signature. If you try to edit the registry or load an application it will give you an error. Application Unlocking removes this barrier and allows you to install any application or edit the registry to your liking.

Baked ROM : that the original shipped complete ROM (CE, Extended and radio) has been modified. A Baked ROM could have a CE ROM from one operator, a Radio stack from a second operator, an Extended ROM from a third operator or even a �cooked� extended ROM.

Bootloader : The bootloader is the first thing to load once you turn on the device, this does the job of booting up the device hardware and loading various items into memory before the ROM starts in the device. The bootloader is also responsible for enabling the flashing of new ROMs and other components such as the Radio and the Ext_ROM. Two modified bootloaders for the Hermes are HardSPL and SSPL. To enter the bootloader, press and hold the OK and POWER buttons while inserting the stylus into the reset hole on the bottom of the Hermes.

.CAB Files : Cabinet - is the Microsoft Windows native compressed archive format. cab files are files used to install programs. cab files are similar to what you might know as .exe files from your PC. cab files can be downloaded directly to your Hermes with Wifi or GPRS, you can also transfer them to your Hermes using File Explorer on your PC. cab files are not supposed to be unpacked/unzipped on the PC. Copy the intact .cab file as you downloaded it directly to your Hermes

Chef / Cook : Its a term coined by the developer community to refer to people who build custom ROMs ( ie; people who cooks ROM ).

CID lock (aka vendor lock): Carrier Id - put on your device by the manufacturer to prevent installation of a ROM not released by them. Commonly used in the form `CID-Unlocking`. If you purchase your phone (example) from 3Mobile (3Mobile is the �carrier�), your phone will only accept 3Mobile ROMs (the carrier�s ROMs). If you want to flash ROMs from other carrier, you�ll need to CID-unlock your phone, so that your phone will accept other ROMs. All bootloaders (apart from HardSPL and SSPL) will only allow a ROM with the correct CID to be flashed onto the device. A device which has been CID unlocked will have �SuperCID� which allows ANY ROM to be loaded onto the device, SuperCID also unlocks the Ext_ROM and allows it to be mounted. Note: In general, the phrase �unlock your phone� usually refers to SIM-unlock, not CID unlock.

Cooked ROM : means that the ROM has been modified with other files

CustomRUU: is an RUU (Rom Upgrade Utility) which has support for all SPL versions including HardSPL and SSPL.

Device Lock : The device lock is a today screen plugin that locks all the buttons (and the touch screen) until you unlock it, it will allow you to answer calls. To use it simply tap the �device unlocked� today item and it will lock the device, to unlock press the left hand soft key and tap the unlock button on screen.

Dopod 838 Pro / i-mate JASJAM / O2 Xda Trion / HTC TyTN : all of these are essentially the same device

ExtROM: Extended ROM - is the section of the ROM which the distributor of the phone (eg O2, T-Mobile, iMate, etc) store their customization (eg Today theme, ring tones, extra software) data. In WM5, the customization data will be automatically installed after the initial configuration (after every hardreset), just after the security section. In most cases, ExtROM can be unlocked to allow users to store/build their own customizations that will be automatically installed upon every hardreset.

Firmware: This is a piece of software that is stored in a device to make it function. It is, unlike ordinary software, usually semi-permanent and resides in a non-volatile storage area which is unaffected by �hard resetting� a device. The term usually refers to low-level code that controls individual hardware components such as a radio rom.

Flashing : a ROM is the process putting a new ROM on your device or otherwise know as upgrading.

Hard Reset : Switch the device off. Press and hold the Left SOFT KEY and Right SOFT KEY, and at the same time, use the stylus to press the RESET button at the bottom of your device. You will be presented with a menu saying �press R to reset, X to exit�. If you press R, your device will be set back to factory default settings. Hard Reset will delete all data you have put on the device: Programs, Settings, Mail, SMS, MMS, etc., so be careful and make a backup before doing this. After a hard reset, you will have a complete clean new install of Windows Mobile on your device. Data on \Storage Card & \Extended_Rom folder will not be deleted

HardSPL : This modified bootloader (by Olipro>>xda-developers) allows a much safer flashing process to take place since it reduces the chance of permenently bricking your Hermes device. It also removes the need to CID Unlock the device since it ALWAYS reports SuperCID when flashing.

IPL: Initial Program Loader - It boots up SPL. Its the bootloader for PPC, much like the BIOS is the boot loader for your PC. Note: IPL/SPL are highly hardware dependent, flashing the wrong IPL/SPL is much more serious than a flashing the wrong ROM. It may be noted that, sometimes a ROM package also contains the IPL/SPL which will be flashed into your phone. Hence be extra careful what you are flashing. Note: although a ROM may also contains the IPL/SPL

OEM : Original Equipment Manufacturer - is a company that supplied equipment to other companies to resell or incorporate into another product using the reseller�s brand name.

OS: Operating System - the platform software for your phone, much like the Windows Xp/Vista for your PC. Upgrading the OS is like, in PC terms upgrading from Windows XP to Windows Vista. Os for PPC are WM2002, WM 2003, WM2003SE, WM5, WM6

PIE : Pocket Internet Explorer - is the default browser that comes with the Windows Mobile Operating System.

PPC : Pocket PC - is a hardware specification for a Personal digital assistant that runs the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system.

Program memory: The non-persistent memory part of WM5, which is used for all the temporary memory requirements, much like the RAM of your PC. A soft-reset or flat battery will erase everything from the program memory. You can�t adjust the ratio of Storage memory and Program memory in WM5 like WinCE2003.

Radio: commonly used in the form `upgrading the Radio/GSM` - in the field of ROM upgrading. The `Radio` is essentially a ROM that controls the phone function part (as oppose to PDA function part) of your phone. Upgrading this `Radio` software may have effect on your phone reception quality, battery life (optimized phone function), signal strength, etc.

RIL: Radio Interface Layer -

ROM: Read Only Memory - commonly used in the form of `ROM upgrade`. The ROM is the firmware/software, which controls everything on your phone. ROM itself usually comes in a package, with IPL/SPL, OS, Radio, and ExtRom. However, in most cases, `upgrading a ROM` usually means just the OS and the ExtRom, as these are the obvious/visible part of an ROM upgrade.

RTM : Release to Manufacturing or Ready to Market.

RUU: ROM Upgrade Utility - Its the s/w used on your PC to do a ROM upgrade for your PPC

SIP : Software Input Panel - for devices that does not have a hardware keyboard the SIP is used to enter data on to the PPC eg: the software keyboard, Symbol Pad, Block Recoganizer, etc . Note : SIP can also stand for Session Initiation Protocol , check the wikipedia entry SIP as a voice over IP protocol.

Smartphone : Pre WM6 class, Smartphone is defined as a mobile phone which offers advanced capabilities like that of a PC. It will not have a touchscreen as compared to a Pocket PC. With the introduction of WM6 all mobile phone devices running Windows Mobile are no classed as Windows Mobile powered Smartphones

Soft Reset : Put your stylus in the hole in the lower left corner. Soft Reset will reboot your device just like when you reboot your PC. No data will be lost, under normal circumstances.

SPL: Secondary Program Loader - Loads the actual OS.

SSPL : is a modified bootloader (by Des) which is loaded into RAM when run, this allows us to overwrite any aspect of the ROM, Radio or Bootloader far easier than using mtty.

Storage memory: The persistent memory part of WM5, where all the files and documents are kept, much like the hard disk of your PC. Data in the storage memory is unaffected by soft-reset or a flat battery. You can�t adjust the ratio of Storage memory and Program memory in WM5 like WinCE2003.

SuperCID : by CID unlocking your device the value of the CID is changed to SuperCID . This allows the flashing of ANY ROM to the device regardless of the carrier and also unlocks the read/write capability of the Ext_ROM.

Touch Cube : usually simply referred to as the Cube. It is a 3d navigation interface created by HTC that uses their TouchFlo technology. The interface was introduced with the HTC Touch and has since been used in several other devices. It has also been ported to devices that pre-date the Touch.

TouchFlo : This is the HTC version of the flick-to-scroll technology often associated with the iPhone. This is not to be confused with the Touch Cube which is another HTC technology. It was 1st seen in HTC Touch.

TouchFlo 3D : this was code named � Manilla � and is another HTC technology , its an extension on to the today screen to give the user a finger friendly approach to using the PPC. It was 1st seen with the Touch Diamond.

UI : User Interface - some notable examples would be TouchFlo, PointUI

USSD : Unstructured Supplementary Service Data - is a capability of all GSM phones. It is generally associated with real-time or instant messaging type phone services. There is no store-and-forward capability that is typical of �normal� short messages. Response times for interactive USSD based services are generally quicker than those used for SMS. Its used to send text between a mobile phone and an application program in the network eg: *123# for balance etc.

USIM : Universal Subscriber Identity Module - is an SIM for UMTS mobile telephony running on 3G mobile network.

WindowsCE / WinCE : aka Windows Embedded CE since version 6.0 Microsoft has stated that the �CE� is not an intentional initialism, but many people believe CE stands for �Consumer Electronics� or �Compact Edition�;The first version, was known during development under the codename �Pegasus�.

WM: Windows Mobile - the OS of the PPC

WM Classic : Windows Mobile Classic - the OS for PPC device without a phone.

WM Professional : Windows Mobile Professional - the OS for Phone enabled device with a touchscreen (formerly Phone Edition).

WM Standard : Windows Mobile Standard - the OS for Phone enabled device without a touchscreen (formerly Smartphone).

WWE Edition: World Wide English Edition - Its usually appended along with new ROM releases , to show that its a ROM that will have English as the default Language

WDA : Wireless Digital Assistant - This is the term that Hewlett Packard coined with their new 928 WDA Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition which integrates a cell phone with a Pocket PC.

XDA : Extended Digital Assistant - This the term that O2 coined with their new Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition which integrates a cell phone with a Pocket PC.

XIP : Execute in Place - The execution of a program stored in ROM or flash that is run directly from the location where it is stored. The execution does not require the program to be copied into ram before execution. This reduces the amount of ram that an application requires since it does not all have to load into RAM."

Monday, March 21, 2011

Magic of Faith

I believe in magic. I think everyone should believe in magic also. The reason I believe in magic is because as far as I know anything can become real and to me that classifies as magic. In order to make something become real though there is a process that goes something like this:

imagine it

believe it

rationalize it

design it

implement it

Imagination is the very important first step. We learn imagination when we are children. Everyone should know how to do it, but all too often when people grow older they lose their sense of imagination.

Here are some imagination quotes:

“I reject your reality and substitute it for my own.”
Adam Savage

“You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'”
George Bernard Shaw (Irish literary Critic, Playwright and Essayist. 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1856-1950)

“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”
Jamie Paolinetti (American Schroeder Iron Pro Cycling)

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.”
Jesse Jackson quotes (American Civil-Rights Leader, Baptist Minister and Politician, b.1941)

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
Howard Thurman (American Theologian, Clergyman and Activist. 1900-1981)

“I can believe anything provided it is incredible.”
Oscar Wilde (Irish Poet, Novelist, Dramatist and Critic, 1854-1900)

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
Steve Jobs (American Entrepreneur Apple co-Founder, b.1955)

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”
Albert Einstein (German born American Physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity. Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921. 1879-1955)

The Next step is Believing. But arguably believing starts first too because in order to imagine you have to believe you can. Its really ironic when you think of it that way, that you have to believe you can imagine in order to imagine, but really belief has a lot to do with confidence. You must know that you are capable of doing certain things, but in order to find out what those things are, you have to believe first to experience them, like in the case of imagination. In order to imagine you have to first believe you can imagine.

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.”
Gail Devers

“I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.”
James Joyce (Irish novelist, 1882-1941)

“Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.”
Charles F. Kettering (American engineer, inventor of the electric starter, 1876-1958)

“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible.”
Stuart Chase ( Writer and Economist, b.1888 (Tragedy of Waste)

“You can have anything you want if you will give up the belief that you can't have it.”
Dr. Robert Anthony (Self-help author)

“Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning.”
Mahatma Gandhi (Indian Philosopher, internationally esteemed for his doctrine of nonviolent protest, 1869-1948)

The next step is to rationalize it. We use reason for many different reasons. Namely we want to know good from bad and the truth. So reason is our safety net. We have some knowledge already usually so that we can compare new knowledge with old knowledge thereby rationalize new ideas in order to make them work with the ideas we already have. Some ideas it comes very easy, other ideas like faith can be more difficult as it can be quite difficult to rationalize faith for some people, especially if you haven't really experienced it a lot in your life yet. In order to experience faith you first have to imagine and believe it like anything. But you won't be able to do that either if you can't rationalize it. So if faith can't withstand your doubt, which can be the opposite of faith, then you won't be able to use it. This just sometimes happens. Some people can be very analytical and over logical for example, and miss a lot of human emotion in the process. The goal is not to remove human emotion because it seems illogical or because it can lead to suffering from desire that don't always get fulfilled but to balance and control it with everything else that we know ourselves to be.

“The heart has reasons that reason cannot know.”
Blaise Pascal (French Mathematician, Philosopher and Physicist, 1623-1662)

“"I can't" isn't a reason to give up, it's a reason to try harder”
Reason quote

“Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.”
C.S. Lewis (British Scholar and Novelist. 1898-1963)

“Time heals what reason cannot”
Seneca (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century AD)

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw (Irish literary Critic, Playwright and Essayist. 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1856-1950)

“Dubito ergo cogito; cogito ergo sum.
(I doubt, therefore I think; I think therefore I am)”

Rene Descartes (French Mathematician, Philosopher and Scientist, 1596-1650)

And now, since we are dealing with the rational, we must most certainly have our counter arguments:

“What I conclude is that religion has nothing to do with experience or reason but with deep and irrational needs”
Richard Taylor

“Reason is the enemy of faith”
Martin Luther (German Priest and Scholar whose questioning of certain church practices led to the Protestant Reformation. 1483-1546)

“The man who listens to Reason is lost: Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her”
George Bernard Shaw (Irish literary Critic, Playwright and Essayist. 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1856-1950)

“Being unable to reason is not a positive character trait outside religion”
Dewey Henize

The reason that reason causes so many problems is because people will sometimes get trapped into thinking that something is absolutely real in the utmost sense that really isn't. To explain, imagine that in order to imagine you have to rationalize that you can do it. The way to do that might be seeing someone else imagine first. When you are a child, you are told to imagine, such as in school or engaging in some artistic activity. Because you can see art, you know that you can imagine such things too. But what if there was no art? Would you still think to imagine things on paper?

If you have a closed mind, and you do not reach into the unknown, then yes, you will never think to imagine such things. Imagination has a lot to do with creativity. And so by this point we are to the designing stage. A painting or sculpture is a design that someone believed, imagined, and rationalized that they could do.

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.”
George Bernard Shaw (Irish literary Critic, Playwright and Essayist. 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1856-1950)

“Sometimes you've got to let everything go - purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything . . . whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you'll find that when you're free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.”
Tina Turner (American Singer. b.1939,Nutbush, Tennessee, USA)

“The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense.”
Pablo Picasso (Spanish Artist and Painter. 1881-1973)

“The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.”
Oscar Wilde (Irish Poet, Novelist, Dramatist and Critic, 1854-1900)

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”
Scott Adams (American Cartoonist, b.1957)

“It is better to create than to be learned, creating is the true essence of life”
Barthold Georg Niebuhr

“The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - men who are creative, inventive and discoverers”
Jean Piaget (Swiss Psychologist and pioneer in the study of child intelligence, 1896-1980)

“Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility. Effective leaders are able to”
Rosabeth Moss Kanter (American business Speaker and Consultant )

“Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.”
Pablo Picasso (Spanish Artist and Painter. 1881-1973)

From that point, implementing it becomes natural, because in the course of designing it, as in the case of putting it on paper for art, we have done most of the work. Whatever you design, you also implement. The more you design, the more you implement. Remember the automobile started as a single idea, someone wrote it down on paper and designed it. Then they submitted those designs for a patent, and they continued to design it even further after that by representing what they had on paper in pieces of metal that make up the parts to an automobile. And then every year after that the automobile is being continually redesigned. Now if the fact that someone can take an idea about themselves or something, and turn it into a physical reality is most certainly magic: To imagine something to become real not only for yourself, but for everyone.

Saturday, March 19, 2011


Reality is a collection of beliefs about what you think is true. You might think it is true, but you would be wrong. Chances are your entire world view of what you consider to be reality is flawed in some way or another, making your entire word schema and fundamental beliefs to be corrupted. That is not only the nature of yourself, but of everyone. That is because no one is perfect, though we try to be, no one is. We all know that. So things are really just really really relative to consider it in perspective. Everyone has varying degrees of correctness and incorrectness, and no one can really tell perfectly well how things truly should be except for one very specific type of person: a child.

I will now proceed to tell you of two of the most famous maxims in philosophy: Divine Utterances from two of the greatest Philosophers of all time:

"I am only wise insofar as what I don't know, I don't think I know"

Sometimes said as:

"I know nothing"

-Socrates 300 b.c. (whom taught Plato, whom taught Aristotle, whom Taught Alexander the Great who conquered the world and others like Ptolemy who went to rule it afterwards)


"The only thing I know, is that I think therefor I am"

Rene Descartes 1600 a.d. (whom Taught the Royal Families of Europe and was influential enough on the Queen of Sweden that she abdicated her throne and whose works in Mathematics led to Newton being able to develop calculus)

The conclusion is that only children know nothing and are hence free to think and believe as they will. As we become adults we gain knowledge (Of good and evil) and that has a profound effect on our minds. Knowledge tends to radically change a person especially as that knowledge may involve beliefs.

The trick is to be a philosopher. Philosophers are a lot like children. They have a lot of questions and they are not afraid to ask them. They are immensely curious about everything because to them the realm of possibilities is unknown and therefore they have the inclination of thinking everything is limitless. They have no concepts of history, war, or anything violent of that sort, that comes much later. Once a person starts to learn about those things it has effect of influencing and changing their former beliefs about everything being possible and wondrous. Things become dull, bleak, and sad.

We already know how to be like children. The trick is actually doing it. In the words of master Yoda, "There is no try, only Do" and of the Matrix, "do you really think that's air you're breathing?"

When evil is afoot, it is our duty to fight against it. We must not let it affect our personality to cause us sadness, that would be giving it power and control. We must always refuse to give in, must always refuse to accept evil and always fight for good because the world is what we make it. The automobile did not exist until a man invented it. That man (two men Acutually Benz and Daimler) had to first conceive the concept in his mind. Automobiles, unlike rocks, are not abundant in nature unfortunately. In this sense the automobile was real before it was a physical thing as it existed as an idea and on paper before it did as a hunk of metal. The same is true for everything else. Everything has an essence like a spirit. We think of the essence or spirit of a thing as ideas. Ideas are not physical tangible things though, but they still exist. This is a lot like what we might think of as magic. A thing which is non physical and non tangible, yet completely and absolutely wonderous: we make the unreal become real.

My struggle (in Faith)

The scientific method is given as the method for determining truth.

The scientific method neither applies only to science nor did it originate in science.

The term science itself is a modern connotation. The process of verifying facts is a natural one: Humans are naturally endowed with the ability to determine truth.

The method is simplified as "trial and error". If a thing works, success, if it doesn't back to the drawing board.

At first, humans only thought to use their senses: Eyes, ears, taste, touch; physical things belonging to the flesh.

Eventually, more and more, men began to reason. Some things couldn't be seen with the eyes or touched with the hands. Gravity is one such example.

One cannot see, touch, taste, feel, or hear gravity. It is completely invisible and is not really a thing of itself, but rather a product of other things. (current understanding is that it is space-time itself)

Now consider that Issac Newton was the first to really formulate it, to describe it with mathematical symbols called numbers which are symbolic representations of values that are quite useful for reasoning.

Reason itself is not physical, it is abstract, a product of something else.

So what would be the difference from reason and faith exactly?

Very little according to what I know and have so far written.

Faith, in actuality, is exactly like reason. You could really say that there is a reason for faith, just like you might say there is a reason for everything, or everything has a purpose, a place, a time, etc...

People decide to have faith, because they have a reason to do so. Faith is based on what you don't see, but what you have evidence for.

Newton couldn't see gravity, but he had all the evidence in the world for it. Newton had evidence for something that he couldn't see, hear, feel, taste, or touch.

Newton's ideas did not require sight, touch, taste, or hearing. Newton's ideas required the intellect to be understood. It was verified through abstract methods of mathematical ideas, and taken in faith to be true. Before him, physics, and to a large part the scientific method, was virtually non-existent.

Now what if I told you the scientific method is stated in Hebrews 11:11, albeit in somewhat different wording?

It is my favorite passage as of yet in the whole bible,

Faith is the evidence for things unseen

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Pi Palindrome Patterns?

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Pi Palindromes

Equating Similar Values:

A number is a symbol used to represent a value>


The 19th Digit after the decimal is 4. The 19th digit after the 19th digit is 9 and it is preceded by 1.

19 * 2 = 38. The 19th Digit is preceded by 38.

The 19th Digit (4) occurs once before as the 2nd digit.

The 38th digit is preceded by 41.

1 occurs before and after the 2nd digit to make the first three digits read the same forwards and backwards as well as the first three plus the 19th. It is the first three numbers and the first palindrome in Pi after the decimal: 141

The fourth digit after the 19th digit (of 4) is 4. The three numbers preceding the 4th digit after the 19th digit is 626, another palindrome which reads the same forwards and backwards.

The 21st digit is 2 and is two spaces before and after a 4. The 19th- 23rd digits of 46264 read the same forwards as backwards. These comprise a total of 5 digits or value places.

The 4th digit is 5. 141 precede 5 and read the same forwards as backwards. The 8th digit is also 5. 8 also occurs as the 18th digit before the 19th digit and again as the 26th digit. 26 also occurs before the 8th digit. The 26th, 27th, and 28th digits read the same forwards and backwards.

The 5th digit is 9. It is preceded by the 4th digit which is 5. 5 is the 8th digit also and is followed by the 9th and 10th digits which read the same forwards and backwards: 535. 5 is the 8th digit and adding the 2 digits before and after also equates to 8.

8 is the 11th digit. It occurs again as the 18th digit and the 26th digit. There are 2 sets of numbers between the 11th, 18th, and 26th digits which read the same forwards as backwards: 979 323 and 46264 33