Distributing Attention

Turns out people shouldn't neglect the intrinsic value of the present. On the importance of how we distribute our attention.
All political ideologies are an expression of a policy with an attention distribution.
The way attention is distributed tells a lot about ideology.
Attention distribution curves

Whereas Moderate (Conservatist) ideologies are focusing their attention on multiple layers of the present (Curve B), Primitive (Immobilist), and Radical (Progressivist) ideologies, focus their attention on the edges of the present (Curve A).

Immobilism is about procrastination of expectations.
Conservatism is about prediction of expectations.
Progressivism is about anticipation of expectations.

Immobilist and Progressivist ideologies are complementary.

Political ideologies and their respective policies.
All political ideologies are an expression of a policy.

Whether the policy is about spread, diversity or dependency of attention, whether it is generalisation, specialisation, concentration, diffusion, separation or unification, what makes monarchism different from capitalism and imperialism is how it assumes attention should be distributed.

Whereas Moderate Conservatist ideologies are complementary to other Moderate (Conservatist) ideologies, Primitive (Immobilist) ideologies are complementary to Radial (Primitivist) ideologies.

Example :
- Populism Primitive Immobilist ideology is complementary to Equalitarianism Radical progressivist ideology.
- Feudalism Radical Progressivist ideology is complementary to Syndicalism Primitive Immobilist ideology.
- Corporatism Moderate Conservatist ideology is complementary to Republicanism Moderate Conservatist ideology.
And so on.

There is a state of equilibrium that attention policies can reach and maintain.
We can suppose that it is this state of equilibrium that any correctly functioning general intelligence seeks to optimize it's memories for.


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