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There is a position or state in things and aggregates of things which human beings can describe as “best” or “optimum” or “normal” or “harmonious” or “balanced” and such similar terms. All these terms and concepts point to a dimensionless dimension. Because of this the short word DIM was chosen by the founder of mindupdate to cover this concept.

Since ancient times the tendency of nature towards this dimensionless dimension of “optimum state” or “harmony” has been observed and called many names: “tao” by the Chinese, “dharma” by the hindus, “do” by the Japanese and other names in other cultures.

In science a term most often used to point to this law or tendency of nature is homeostasis.

For example the Dim temperature of the human organism is 36.8C, This is what we call “normal”. The governing mechanism in the body ensures that this constant temperature is maintained if possible. Chill means we are in a dimunder state and a fever means we are dimover. In either out-of-dim case, the Dim tendency or homeostasis will tend to return the body temperature to Dim (otherwise death and disintegration may occur).

But the Dim tendency is by no means confined to physiology and biology.

The Dim tendency is basic and fundamental to all the operations of nature in the universe. It is the force inherent in nature which always tends to the best position, to what we can call ‘normal’, to the position of least conflict (harmony) within the prevailing conditions and circumstances.

Important: nature’s own inherent “understanding” of what is “best”, of what is required to reestablish order, equilibrium and harmony may have little or nothing to do with human value judgements and concepts of what is best or not best.

See Key Article Dim Tendency on this key subject

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