Seeds

The elementary particles of WikiMechanics are called seeds. Seeds are defined by objectifying Anaxagorean sensations. They are symbolized using Roman letters without serifs.

Sensation
Seed
visual
achromatic
white up-seed.png
black down-seed.png
U up
D down
inorganic
yellow evil-seed.png
blue good-seed.png
E evil
G good
organic
green meridian-seed.png
red austral-seed.png
M meridian
A austral
thermal
dangerous
hot top-seed.png
freezing bottom-seed.png
T top
B bottom
safe
cool strange-seed.png
steamy charmed-seed.png
S strange
C charmed
somatic
right ordinary-seed.png
left odd-seed.png
O ordinary
O odd
taste
sour
tart acidic-seed.png
soapy basic-seed.png
acidic
basic
salty
brackish cationic-seed.png
bitter anionic-seed.png
cationic
anionic
sweet
sugary dextro-seed.png
savory levo-seed.png
dextro
levo
other
fing10.gif
not seeds

Objectification changes narrative forms of description from using adjectives for identifying sensations, to using nouns for identifying particles. For example, we may report detecting an up seed in lieu of seeing a white sensation. The seed-names given above are intended to be easy to remember, and perhaps whimsically suggestive. But they are not to be taken literally because the poetic associations that make them memorable can also be spurious. So later, for cultural neutrality and mathematical precision, we also use a numerical index to label seeds. An important concern for any nomenclature is to avoid evoking sensation because that defeats the purpose of objectification. So for example G is called a good seed, or perhaps 'seed number four', but it is not called a blue seed.

Don't forget about other sensations.
Don't forget about other sensations.

Many sensations are not objectifed as seeds. They may be too subtle or complex to be Anaxagorean sensations. Indeed, the taste sensation of sweetness was given a binary description only by proposing a laboratory test. So we are approaching the limits of what we can usefully describe using a simple, direct binary method. Complicated sensations can usually be represented by seed aggregates, but not always. Recall that the list of other sensations includes everything from pheromones to love. So we had better not forget about other sensations, and here is an icon to remind us.

Right.png Next step: classifying seeds.
Summary
Noun Definition
Seed $\sf{Z} \equiv \sf{\text{objectified Anaxagorean sensation }}$ 3-3
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Up Seed $\sf{U} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified white sensation}}$ 3-4
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Down Seed $\sf{D} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified black sensation}}$ 3-5
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Evil Seed $\sf{E} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified yellow sensation}}$ 3-6
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Good Seed $\sf{G} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified blue sensation}}$ 3-7
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Meridian Seed $\sf{M} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified green sensation}}$ 3-8
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Austral Seed $\sf{A} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified red sensation}}$ 3-9
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Top Seed $\sf{T} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified hot sensation}}$ 3-10
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Bottom Seed $\sf{B} \equiv \sf{\text{ an objectified freezing sensation}}$ 3-11
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Strange Seed $\sf{S} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified cool sensation}}$ 3-12
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Charmed Seed $\sf{C} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified steamy sensation}}$ 3-13
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Ordinary Seed $\sf{O} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified right-side sensation}}$ 3-14
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Odd Seed $\sf{\overline{O}} \equiv \sf{\text{ objectified left-side sensation}}$ 3-15
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Acidic Seed objectified tart sensation 3-16
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Basic Seed objectified soapy sensation 3-17
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Cationic Seed objectified brackish sensation 3-18
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Anionic Seed objectified bitter sensation 3-19
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Dextro Seed objectified sugary sensation 3-20
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Levo Seed objectified savory sensation 3-21
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