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“What we’ve got here is (a) failure to communicate” • 6

Excerpt from Warren S. McCulloch, “What Is a Number, that a Man May Know It, and a Man, that He May Know a Number?” (1960) Please remember that we are not now concerned with the physics and chemistry, the anatomy … Continue reading

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“What we’ve got here is (a) failure to communicate” • 5

Excerpt from C.S. Peirce, “Minute Logic” (1902), CP 2.144–148 2.2. Why Study Logic? 2.2.5. Reasoning and Expectation 144.   But since you propose to study logic, you have more or less faith in reasoning, as affording knowledge of the truth. Now … Continue reading

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“What we’ve got here is (a) failure to communicate” • 4

Excerpt from Sigmund Freud, “Project for a Scientific Psychology” (1895) The Experience of Satisfaction The filling of the nuclear neurones in Ψ has as its consequence an effort to discharge, an impetus which is released along motor pathways. Experience shows … Continue reading

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“What we’ve got here is (a) failure to communicate” • 3

Communication, as you may have guessed, is one of those areas where I more often mis- than hit, so I always have lots of chances to reflect on the trials of communication, its ways and waylays. Communication works if the … Continue reading

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“What we’ve got here is (a) failure to communicate” • 2

There are areas of human concern and conduct where I have a lot of personal experience but very little positive knowledge — my experiences are rich in disappointment, failure, frustration, very spare in success.  What knowledge I gain is the … Continue reading

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“What we’ve got here is (a) failure to communicate” • 1

A figure rises, in bas relief, as the ground slips away …

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