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culture

Reality Inversion: The Emptiness in Art

“Reality” is a subtle concept. An artist creates an artefact, a fact, a reality through the skillful convergence of other facts. Those other references and earlier, representational facts were similarly composed of other, earlier facts. This is how our minds (and cultures) endlessly rebuild this world. In this way – we often mistake the discrete, […]

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culture

The Imitation Game: Information and Persuasion

This contemporary information and communications technology environment provides a rich and fertile testbed for observing, borrowing and repurposing concepts and methods of influence and persuasion-for-effect.

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Philosophy

Is Mathematics Real ?

Does mathematics exist beyond material reality in a world of perfect (Platonic) abstraction ?

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Ontology

Finite on an Infinite Sequence

It is quite possible to exist in a finite material context while the underlying organisational principles of that context exhibit or express infinite properties…