Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bacon Bribe

An honored memory from college visited me this morning: for the first time I can recall in decades. Francis Bacon was a smart guy, some people, not entirely fools, thought he may have written “Shakespeare.” What he did write was … Continue reading

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Far From the Madding Hardy

/ Favorites / Art / Literature / The last couple of evenings Jan and I watched John Schlesinger‘s Far From the Madding Crowd. We liked it, a lot: except for how blatantly it followed the novel: accurately, that is to … Continue reading

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Antinomian Wilder

/ Chat / Favorites / Art / Literature / Culture imposes a set of artists, saints, heroes, geniuses on the young. You’re born worshipping Beethoven, then you may add the Beatles. Shakespeare is assigned, King or Grisham may be added. … Continue reading

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Homeostasis: Authority vs. Decentralization

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Homeostasis / @ K. 2004 09 01 If I do this half-way right, a lot of important stuff is going to accumulate in … Continue reading

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Confidence Mismatch

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Homeostasis / Confidence Mismatching with Intelligence The visitor should be familiar with homeostasis and pk’s take on it before entering here. Also be … Continue reading

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Like Begets Like?

There’s a news item today claiming that in some study “volunteers who held a toy gun and glimpsed fleeting images of people holding an object were biased toward thinking the object was a gun. “It’s another indication that the brain … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t, Couldn’t

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Homeostasis / I Couldn’t Have: Because I Wouldn’t Have Homeostasis of Eidetic Innocence 2006 06 06 I write so much: I’d have sworn … Continue reading

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Books

Books, Reading I got books for Christmas as a kid. What a dirty trick: train the kid to turn inside out with excitement over getting toy cars, toy soldiers, toy airplanes; then give him a book! James Fennimore Cooper. At … Continue reading

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Atheism

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Cosmology Etc. / 2008 04 01 I must merely sketch a couple of points with regard to god, atheism, theism … hoping to … Continue reading

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The Saved, The Damned

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Religion / @ K. 2004 06 03 Mission: to examine binary judgments, the Procrustean Bed of either/or choices This piece was originally written … Continue reading

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