Category Archives: Anthem

Habitations

Our reach exceeds our rut and yet We grasp but what we drag into it. Re: Scott Aaronson • A Coronavirus Poem

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So Many Modes Of Mathematical Thought

So many modes of mathematical thought, So many are learned, so few are taught. There are streams that flow beneath the sea, There are waves that crash upon the strand, Lateral thoughts that spread and meander — Who knows what … Continue reading

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Iconoclast

Things thrown out from a center Cooling signs of a central fire Expiring cinders of life within Sent from a star to start again

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Pragmatic Cosmos • 1

Re: Michael Harris • Not About Fibonacci I have often reflected on the interminglings of the main three normative sciences.  In one of my earliest meditations I saw Beauty, Goodness, and Truth as the intersecting circles of a Venn diagram, with the … Continue reading

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My Thematics • 2

Communication is so much harder Than mere invention or discovery. Will they have in mind what I have in mind? Will I find the signs?   Will I have the time? There is so much shadow there must be light!

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My Thematics • 1

I miss the days I’d spend my days And nights dreaming mathematics

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❦ Pyramus & Thisbe ❦

It’s all about love And the knots thereof I have known beauty I’ll bring it to you Jon Awbrey • 12 Nov 2014

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What’s The Use?

What’s the use of getting up in the morning? Never mind that now, I’m already up. Be constructive.  Try to focus on something positive. Okay, then, what’s the use of logic? You call that focused?  Be more specific! So what’s … Continue reading

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Character, Action, Discretion

Character is revealed by action. ~~ Aristotle Action is discrete. ~~ Planck ———————————————————- The better part of valour is discretion. ~~ Shakespeare

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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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