Where intellectual or ethical bankruptcy is the pivot upon which any untenable political assertion or associated narrative rests, an overinvestment in faulty reasoning becomes something of an inevitability. Continue reading Ideological Entropy
The influence of popular communications and media is an effect measured by the relative simplicity of the associated communication method. Continue reading The Challenge of Communicating Complex Concepts
Does the method encoded within the representational cultural artefacts of an era indicate a way in which that broader cultural moment can be interpreted or understood ? Continue reading Representational Relativity
What is it that binds the Cosmos to unified principles and patterns of physical laws and constants ? Continue reading The Cosmological and Computational Ties that Bind
Can the Universe be said to be computational ? Algorithmic ? Can distantly-connected parts of a unified physical totality really manifest computation as we currently understand it ? Continue reading A Computational Universe ?
Countering stupid ideas proves to be a matter of some subtlety and intelligence… Continue reading On Stupid Ideas and Clever Solutions
You could be mistaken for believing that the primary public narratives and political engagements of our era are dominated by simpletons and misanthropes… Continue reading On Facts, Truth and Public Narratives