Here’s the funny thing: we think time flows continuously. We are under the impression that 6:01 immediately follows 6:00, but there is nothing that necessitates that. Quite the opposite. What […]
The Bird’s Cage “Look at all the birds in their cages”, my uncle said to me one day, while pointing to a flock of birds in the sky above us. […]
The most confusing place to be is exactly where you belong, when everything else is out of place.
What IS intelligence? Perhaps it is merely the capacity to register more complex signs. (perception) Perhaps it is the capacity to build a more complex model of the world. (cognition) […]
What is a “whole”? Have you ever looked at a rock on the ground, concrete, definite, and wondered: “Where is the rest of it? Where are its others? Why isn’t […]
Symbols are arbitrary, but if the association between the symbol and its meaning is consistent, then a convention can be built using it. But what are conventions good for? Even […]