Oughtism: the is/ought dichotomy resolved!

egoutism (ego-utilitarianism) says that all “oughts” are a subset of “is”

the idea that prescriptive statements are mutually exclusive from descriptive statement is a fallacy since prescriptive statements have truth value (according to the relative theory of value of egoutism).  genuine prescriptive statements ATTEMPT to describe the optimum strategy for an actor (real or hypothetical) given particular conditions and restrictions.

analogies in mathematics…

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/optimization

optimization and morality. optimum answers have four possibilities, no solution, a unique, finite, infinite.

in linear and non-linear algebra (solving systems of equations)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consistent_and_inconsistent_equations

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underdetermined_system

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overdetermined_system

http://www.charleston.k12.il.us/cms/Teachers/math/PreAlgebra/paunit6/L6-5.PDF

 

the number and type of restrictions determines how many solutions satisfy the system (set of points that make all equations true). like determined, consistent, unconsistent, underdetermined, and overdetermined systems.

we use prescriptive analysis in game theory… (stupid austrians and their ordinal value lol)

http://kylewoodward.com/blog_data/pdfs/handout_micro_games.pdf

dominated strategy and best response

so prescriptive concepts describe what is thought to be the superior strategy set of the actor.

determinism…the universe is mechanical.  that means the probability of any well-defined event in time is either 0 or 1.  BUT, it extends beyond events in time.  since the universe is mechanical it also means the probability of any well-defined event in a well defined hypothetical is either 0 or 1 AND the value of all well defined strategies in a given hypothetical (real or not) is DETERMINED MATHEMATICALLY!  HENCE, THE RELATIVE THEORY OF VALUE NECESSARILY FOLLOWS AND THEREFORE WE CAN ANALYZE WHAT IS TRUE MORALITY UNDER EGOUTISM!

the actor of concern when analyzing moral strategy is the meta-self. meta-self:  the smallest (in terms of the number of descriptors) conceptual set that contains ALL the descriptors that describe the actor under analysis

are descriptive also prescriptive (tenuous theories video)?  dont think so because prescriptions are statements explicitly describing the optimum strategy set of action of an actor.  more specifically you can say prescriptive statements discuss the value of any strategy. descriptive doesnt explictly refer to strategy. even though one can infer strategy from it if given other descriptive information of the actor indirectly.

trivial statements about past events have little to no value in determining strategy since. these events contribute little to no mechanical information. analogous to sunk costs.  and statements about past events taken together with a statement giving all relevant present conditions renders it irrelevant to any current or future strategy.

also egoutism holds all concepts exist by default, including any possible statement. therefore any statement about the past has no relevance to the validity of prescriptive, unless it hypothetically changes a variable….

so therefore, its likely descriptive is not a subset of prescriptive.

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