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Aesthetic Relativity: Lascaux and Other Minds

Representational relativity is an epiphenomenon strongly supported by the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis (itself perhaps also, and ironically, subject to the representational vicissitudes and aesthetics of oscillating academic taste and cultures). While we might never decompress exactly what the Lascaux cave art meant to its creators, the reflexivity of creative expression as a function of whichever cultural […]

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culture

Evolving Organisational and Conceptual Systems

A fascinating feature of contemporary organisational systems, and at all scales of magnitude, is the various ways in which they subscribe to a simplistic mechanical and linear model of ontology and operation. It is as though, while everyone and everywhere is more than happy to commercially and politically exploit the Post-Newtonian and Post-Industrial Revolution technologies […]

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Philosophy

A Computational Universe ?

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 ?

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culture

Axiomatic Relativity

Any ideological or political position for the most part represents that presentation layer or surface representation of a system of thought; itself possessing it’s own axiomatic assumptions, theorems and conclusions…

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Extrasensory Perfection

The revelations of quantum theory and relativistic cosmology would once have appeared to be outright lunacy…