which seemed to blend quite well with hidden from the wise, as well as explain the ambiguous nature of many Bible Scriptures that would seem to oppose each other, God is our judge, God is not our judge, provide for your family, don't work for food, hate your family, etc....Dialectical reasoning is actually opposed to formal logic in many ways.
Western Logic Versus Eastern Dialecticism
Aristotle placed at the foundations of logical thought the following three propositions.
1. Identity: A = A. Whatever is, is. A is itself and not some other thing.
2. Noncontradiction: A and not A can't both be the case. Nothing can both be and not be. A proposition and its opposite can't both be true.
3. Excluded middle: Everything must either be or not be. A or not A can be true but not something in between.
Modern Westerners accept these propositions (but Easterners do not)...
...three principles underlie Eastern dialecticism. Notice I didn't say "propositions..." the term "proposition" has much too formal a ring for what is a generalized stance toward the world rather than a set of ironclad rules.
1. Principle of change:
Reality is a process of change.
What is currently true will shortly be false.
2. Principle of contradiction:
Contradiction is the dynamic underlying change.
Because change is constant, contradiction is constant.
3. Principle of relationships (or holism):
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
Parts are meaningful only in relation to the whole...
These principles are intimately linked...
The principles also imply another important tenet of Eastern thought, which is the insistence on finding the "middle way" between extreme propositions...
...and Talmudic scholars developed it over the next two millennia and more.
"Mindware" Richard E. Nisbett, pp. 224-5
Do (literal) little children reason from the Eastern Dialectic, as opposed to the Hegelian (or "satan's") Dialectic (an implied winner and loser in every transaction) that Logic demands? Some links that might be helpful,
https://www.google.com/search?ei=D6JZXL ... c7fE8h3n_c
https://learning.hccs.edu/faculty/joann ... tern-style
https://www.google.com/search?q=...and+ ... 88&bih=566
https://www.google.com/search?q=eastern ... taoism.pdf
6However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.
7On the contrary, we speak God’s hidden wisdom in a •mystery...
13We also speak these things, not in words taught by human wisdom...
1. Analytic thinkers are more subject to nine-ending pricing than holistic thinkers.
“Analytic thinkers tend to view the nine-ending price as lower because of the difference in the left-most digit. In contrast, holistic thinkers tend to view all price digits as a whole and are less subject to the nine-ending price effect,” Tu said. “We identified that when individuals are more inclined to holistic thinking (versus analytic thinking), the effectiveness of a nine-ending pricing tactic is pretty weak.”
https://neurosciencenews.com/psychology ... ence-9629/