Laws of Nature - Kant - Wordsworth

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Nature is freedom, it knows no boundaries. Bronislaw Malinowski wrote, "Freedom is a symbol which stands for a sublime and powerful ideal.” The state of nature is a term in political philosophy that describes a circumstance prior to the state and society's establishment. John Locke, whose work influenced the American Declaration of Independence, believes that the state of nature is the state where are individuals are completely equal, natural law regulates, and every human being has the executive power of the natural law. Nature is the very essence of freedom, and freedom is the essence of singularity. An Infinite and Unbound Singularity would require infinite and unbound degrees of freedom. Each individual mind represents an infinite degree of freedom separated by Nothing but its own Perspective. Just as there is Nothing that separates one spatial dimension from the other but the perspective view. The height, weight, and depth of our spatial dimensions are interchangeable, and are only defined by our current point of view.

Rotate them by 90 or 180 degrees in any direction and one becomes the other. They are each a different degree of freedom, but there is nothing that separates one from the other but our perspective. Perspective is the Nothingness that separates one degree of freedom from another.

The individual human experience is adversely affected by nature. Nature provides the onslaught of nothingness. Thus nature is the representation of nothingness. There is nothing.

Nature provides freedom of not only body, but also mind and soul. It is the representation of true liberty.

Emanuel Kant's aesthetics - in particular his arguments about the nature of beauty and the sublime, and their relation to human freedom and happiness. Is an important verity when considering mans relationship with nature. His ‘The Critique of Judgement’ is concerned with discovering subjective principles which are at the root of our search for systematic explanations of natural phenomena and our apprehension of beauty. Kant inquires about purpose and purposiveness. The notion of purpose is involved in any scientific explanation. We look for a systematic unity in the empirical laws we discover. Kant considers particular fields of inquiry and the teleological explanations sometimes used in them. The notion of purposes in Nature is an Idea, but as an Idea it has, unlike the Categories, no objective application. The teleological explanations foster the assumption of an omniscient being, but not even the most complete teleology amounts to a proof of God's existence, since teleological principles are merely subjective expressions.

In his poem “The Convict,” Wordsworth reveals that freedom, especially from oppression, is one of the primary laws of our nature, while empathy and compassion for the fellow man are representative of our essential passions. It is this empathy which illuminates Wordsworth’s feelings toward the peasantry, in this case represented by a convict. Through a glimpse into the imprisonment of a common criminal, Wordsworth demonstrates that revolutionary ideals of freedom and empathy are clearly representative of our essential passions and the primary laws of our nature.

The laws in which there is, once again, nothing"Kant, Immanuel -- Aesthetics [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]." The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy - IEP. 3 Feb. 2009 .