The logic of language, narrative thought, explanation and communication finds itself poorly equipped as a method by which to represent or communicate the sophisticated complexity of living systems. Continue reading The Boundaries of Logic, Abstraction and Knowledge
What is the value of truth ? Continue reading Simple Truths and Complex Facts
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
We can’t have peace because we are unable to precisely and concisely define and sustain the conditions of assurance, continuity and coherence which could provide that peace within a contemporary, shared conceptual framework… Continue reading Disassembling Global Order
In the sphere of information replication and mass communication, those messages which most succinctly and concisely convey meaning tend to be those which are most successful in self-propagation, regardless of the relationship of those messages to truth or fact. Continue reading Keeping it Simple: Communication Breakdown
Misunderstanding the world in fundamental ways, as we generally do, we more often (and collectively) seek continuity and security in those things which are only very rarely able to provide them… Continue reading The Outer Limits of Knowledge
Does mathematics exist beyond material reality in a world of perfect (Platonic) abstraction ? Continue reading Is Mathematics Real ?