Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why is there so much falsity in the world?

Because people prefer falsity to truth, illusion to reality. ⁂ Being the drift of my reflections on the plays I saw at Stratford this summer — King Lear, King John, Man of La Mancha, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Crazy for You, Hay Fever. ⁂ The Beaux’ Stratagem • Masks, Madness, & … Continue reading

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Doubt, Uncertainty, Dispersion, Entropy : 2

Re: John Baez • Entropy and Information in Biological Systems Re: To develop the concept of evolutionary games as “learning” processes in which information is gained over time. My customary recommendation on this point is to look more deeply into … Continue reading

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Doubt, Uncertainty, Dispersion, Entropy : 1

Re: Stephen Rose • The Second Law of Thermodynamics Just a note to anchor a series of recurring thoughts that come to mind in relation to a Peirce List discussion of entropy etc., but I won’t have much to say … Continue reading

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