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Saturday, April 18, 2020

Cold Comfort

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 10:25 AM

“Where there is meat, there are flies.”
— John Archibald Wheeler

“ Simon’s head was tilted slightly up.
His eyes could not break away
and the Lord of the Flies hung in space
before him.

‘What are you doing out here all alone?
Aren’t you afraid of me?’

Simon shook.

‘There isn’t anyone to help you.
Only me.  And I’m the Beast.’ ”

— William Golding

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Night at the Social Media

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 11:40 PM

See also Katherine Neville,  Karl Pribram, and Cooper Hewitt in this journal.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Go Figure

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 4:00 PM

For Karl Pribram and Katherine Neville,
a sequel to this morning's Figural Processing —

See also Christmas 2013.

Figural Processing

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 4:22 AM

Part I:

Six-dimensional hypercube from 'Brain and Perception: Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing,' by Karl H. Pribram

Part II:

Click images for some context.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Where the Joints Are

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: , , — m759 @ 10:00 AM

An image related to the recent posts Sense and Sensibility:

A quote from yesterday's post The Eight:

A possible source for the above phrase about phenomena "carved at their joints":

See also the carving at the joints of Plato's diamond from the Meno :

Image-- Plato's diamond and a modern version from finite geometry

Related material: Phaedrus on Kant as a diamond cutter
in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance .

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Eight

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 12:00 PM

The image at the end of today’s previous post A Seventh Seal
suggests a review of posts on Katherine Neville’s The Eight .

Update of 1:25 PM ET on Sept. 15, 2014:

Neville’s longtime partner is neurosurgeon and cognitive theorist
Karl H. Pribram. A quote from one of his books:

See also Sense and Sensibility.

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