Do we grasp the CREATIVE ESSENCE of the presentation?
Does the proposed metaphysics gently â€˜tip-toe around the gardenâ€™ –
or does it attempt to get to the very core of the cosmic code?
Does the proposed metaphysics primarily concern itself with playing with SEMANTICS and DEFINITIONS –
or does it actually provide an overarching INTEGRATED FORMULATION for the cosmic order?
A proposed metaphysics must be assessed, as well,
by these not inconsiderable â€“ and, frankly, non-negotiable, demands, as well:
Does the proposed metaphysics truly embrace all known dynamics â€“ in all fields?
Does the proposed metaphysics embrace our experiences and accumulated wisdom over the centuries?
Does the metaphysics embrace all that we scientifically believe to have occurred â€“ and the overwhelming great bulk of what we hypothesize to have occurred â€“ since the dawn of time?
Does the particular proposed metaphysics â€“ about our most extraordinary universe and profound existence â€“
run flat and dry
â€“ or does it, on some level,
actually, touch our soul?
end of Appendix A