Category Archives: abstract

Robbing Peter

/ Social Order / Abstractions / @ K. 2006 10 09 Robbing Peter to Pay Paul I see robbing Peter to pay Paul as quintessential, fundamental to modern large-scale economics. If I lend you my original Mad comic, issue #1, … Continue reading

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Purpose, Bureaucracy

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Abstractions / Purpose / (from Iona Arc, a pk blog) The purpose of the schools, right on up to the universities, is to … Continue reading

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Limits to Intelligence

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Intelligence / @ K. 2008 07 01 The Hindus love big numbers. Everything happens in the trillions. Christians for a couple of millenia have … Continue reading

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Finity, Limits

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / @ K. 2008 06 01 Finite / Finity Infinity … Limits Background The Hindus have bandied big numbers about for a long time. … Continue reading

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Music vs. Noise

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Abstractions / Esthetics / Music versus Noise Music become noise Arnold Schoenberg Stuffed with theological hubris as a kid I had a tendency … Continue reading

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On History

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Abstractions / @ K. 1998 History as Stories We Tell History and myth are distinct at their centers; their borders are very broad … Continue reading

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Possession

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Abstractions / We’ve heard it all our lives: Possession is nine tenths of the law. If the crown is on my head, then … Continue reading

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Rights

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Abstractions / The concept of rights is an important abstraction. The statement I had up at K., under Kleptocracy, does little more than … Continue reading

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Should

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Abstractions / @ K. 2006 07 15 Stop shoulding me. bk (to pk) The word, the idea, the imaginary imperative should can have … Continue reading

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Eros, Thanatos

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Epistemology / Abstractions / Eros & Thanatos Forces of Life, Love   Death Immortality   Mortality crest …   trough … Eros was the ancient … Continue reading

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