Psychological closure or completion of an isolated ego remains a functional, technological and sociological impossibility. Continue reading Quieting the Ego
Cultural and cognitive information systems (and the individuals they inhabit) are implicitly oriented towards the systemic self-replication of patterned complexity. Continue reading Disentangling Cognitive Biases
Human minds are self-propagating patterns of information that are implicitly biased towards seeking biological, cultural and technological methods of (self-)reproduction. Continue reading Self-Propagating Memetic Information Systems
Just as there may never be any isolated closure and teleological endpoint to logic, physics and mathematics – there can also never be any such thing as the “one true way” or ideological and social perfection. There are only successive approximations and iterative algorithmic refinements towards a better world, without end. Continue reading There is no perfect social system
If personal subjectivity is a reflection of an internalised concept of ownership and property, what happens if it turns out that neither individual identity nor notions of ownership are, beyond a very limited and historically or culturally contingent sense, actually real ? Continue reading Can anyone own the moon ?
Systems-theoretical analyses of human conflict suggest that it may be an inevitable error or fault in the self-replication of those complex patterns of information and energy that we recognise as society, technology and historical metamorphosis. Continue reading Conflict as mandatory error of social self-replication
It appears that a degree of ambiguity may be an inverse function of the generalised utility of any concept. Continue reading The Utility of Ambiguity