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Dispersal. Wind Over Water

In dispersal there is development. The king comes to have a shrine. It is beneficial to cross great rivers. It is beneficial to be correct. EXPLANATION Dispersal means disorganization and disorder. In the body of the hexagram, below is water … Continue reading

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Reduced Bateson Set: III. Set Up; Actuality Matters

(I continue musings which exemplify what I’m musing about. This is the set up to my presenting a schema, the Reduced Bateson Set, I can use to interpret my experience of other person’s presentation of information. Caveat: I am entertaining … Continue reading

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Reduced Bateson Set II. Set up; Participant-Dependence

Consider a thought problem about human whistling. You are placed in the role of observer. Presented to you is a person who will whistle Mary Had A Little Lamb. Your direction for the exercise is to describe the act of … Continue reading

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Mining Under the Common Ground

Separate truths It is misleading — and dangerous — to think that religions are different paths to the same wisdom [excerpt Boston.com April 25, 2010] Of course, those who claim that the world’s religions are different paths up the same … Continue reading

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“The stage is too big for the drama”

God was invented to explain mystery. God is always invented to explain those things that you do not understand. Now, when you finally discover how something works, you get some laws which you’re taking away from God; you don’t need … Continue reading

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The 10% Problem

The Pareto Principle, commonly known as the 80-20 rule, first figured into my own thinking several years before someone hipped me to the origins of a conception I was using. In truth, I had developed its bastard child, also a … Continue reading

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Serendip @Bryn Mawr

While I was wrestling with a problem of terminology* with respect to key definitions with respect to my concocting a Transformative Anthropology, I happened upon Serendip at Bryn Mawr College. Here’s a few captures from this marvelous site and project. … Continue reading

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Transformative Anthropology – update on project

draft view of some of the nodes of transformative anthropology–click for lightbox enlargement I’m sorting out the turning point, concerned with the presentation of my main research focus in the open-source of the web. The first step was to create … Continue reading

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The Integral Spiritual Center lands a come-on in my email box every week. Yesterday’s gave me a whack on the side of the head. Modern science has given us a compelling picture of the evolution of our universe, from its … Continue reading

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Yeah, What Bateson said. From a Batesonian perspective, it is the way we classify, make distinctions, and make sense of things that is fundamental. If it is the distinctions we ourselves make that are causes, then it is how we … Continue reading

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The world before it is perceived is an infinite collection of qualities. It is up to the perceiver to use some of these qualities to differentiate one event from another. This process of differentiation is driven by desire (relevance, need, … Continue reading

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Steve Strogatz’s public lecture Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order, is a good introduction to material found in detail in his very fine book of the same title. His work interests me for its possible applications to the study … Continue reading

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