Category Archives: Anamnesis

Information Resistance • Ω

The hardest thing to understand about information is people’s resistance to it.

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Anamnesis, Maieusis, Monadology, Semeiosis

Anamnesis Learning = Recollection Maieusis Teaching = Midwifery Monadology Communication = Pre-Established Harmony Semeiosis Meaning = Interpretation

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The Way The Cookie Uncrumbles Itself

I put down the cup and turn to my mind.  It is up to my mind to find the truth.  But how?  What grave uncertainty, whenever the mind feels overtaken by itself;  when it, the seeker, is also the obscure … Continue reading

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Meno Meno Tekel Upharsin

Re: Theodora Goss Can we ever become what we weren’t in eternity? Can we ever learn what we weren’t born knowing? Can we ever share what we never had in common? Lately I’ve begun to see that these ancient riddles … Continue reading

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Quotiens?

How many times do I repeat the same experience? Before I come to see it as the same experience?

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I Wonder, Wonder Who

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • Who Invented Boolean Functions? The question recalls recent discussions of discovery and invention in the mathematical field, bringing back to mind questions I’ve wondered about for as long as I can remember. Speaking … Continue reading

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Plato’s Puppet Returns

Re: Peter Cameron • Discovery and Invention Between the discovery and the invention, Falls the Shadow, who knows, you know, By tracking backward, retracing the steps Of the tourist, who comes not to conquer, But to enjoy the winding stair … Continue reading

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