Choice – The Meaning of Life

Have more and better choices. Make good decisions.

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Quick reference for definitions of the terms used in this vlog/blog


Angle  An instigator that is unique to you because you are the only one who implements it.

Basic Life Concept Questions  The only questions you need to ask and answer to make the best choices for your life, of which there are four. They may not only be applied to your life as a whole but to specific instances, such as planning a camping trip, redecorating a room, selecting a college, and so forth. Referred to as BLC’s for short.

BLC-list  The answers to your BLC questions.

BLC’s or BLC  Short for Basic Life Concept Questions.

Certainties in Life  The four truths in life that apply to every person.

Circle of Repetition  The diagram used to find solutions which typically represents a cycle we wish to break or examine. No matter how complicated the problem, this diagram is always one page. Referred to as COR for short.

COR  The acronym for Circle of Repetition.

COR-system  Name of the entire decision-making process for making good choices discussed in this blog.

Enabler  A common practice or decision-making process that greatly aids in making good choices.

False Instigator  A selection which encourages the finding of a true instigator.

Gatekeeper  Person who screens contact to a company or individual; typically a receptionist.

Inhibitor  An unreasonable common practice or decision-making process that impedes making a good choice.

Instigator  A selection which works to break the applicable COR.

Isolated COR  A COR that only needs to be broken (solved) once.

Law  A rule that protects one person’s right to choose from another person’s bad choice.

Law of Opinion  A rule enforcing a viewpoint; always unjust.

Motivator  Another term for false instigator.

Paths of Options  The diagram of available choices once a COR has been broken (also known as solved).

POO  Acronym for Paths of Options. (Your three-year-old will find this hilarious.)

Principle  A practice that can be tested, proven effective, and revisited for continued effectiveness. Instigators breaking repetitive COR’s become principles so that the relevant COR’s no longer need to be broken (solved). There are five questions to answer which determine whether a practice should be made into a principle.

Real Instigator  A selection which breaks the applicable COR; also referred to as true instigator.

Repetitive COR  A COR that is ongoing and will have to be broken continually, unless one or more of its instigators are made principles.

Task  A work objective; typically assigned by your boss or another supervisor.

Task Doer  The person responsible for implementing a task. Oftentimes the task master and task doer are the same person.

Task Giver  The person assigning a task.

Task Master  The person in charge of a task.

The One Rule  The only rule in the COR-system: you do not have the right to infringe upon, block, impede, question, or force someone else’s choice–or force your choice on them–unless they interfere with your responsibilities or are attempting to do same to you.

Referendum  A public vote a government uses to avoid making a (typically difficult) choice; thus, avoiding responsibility by citing “majority rule.”

True Instigator  A selection which breaks the applicable COR; also referred to as real instigator.

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