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Literal Counter Weapon

/ Macroinformation / Existential Sets / AKA: Orthodox Revenge My humor is sure different in my seventies than it was in my twenties, or in my teens; but there are some uniformities. One oddity of pk’s post-Swift-post-Twain noir-ony is wishing … Continue reading

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Existential Categories note

I transfer this comment from the pkTools blog, my initial attempt to save my Thinking Tools modules once all my domains had been censored, destroyed, me jailed: No one of my Thinking Tools is more important than that on Information, … Continue reading

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Existential Scrapbook

Is there any literal truth apart from Pleroma? That’s what Macroinformation is really about: that question: the basic nature of the cosmos: is the gap between map and territory narrowable? That’s intellectual phrasing: here’s a translation, into ordinary kleptocrat: Can … Continue reading

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Physical vs. Abstract

Physical vs. Abstract (Extension vs. Intension) 1999 02 We sentient creatures reify familiar abstractions, we mistake interpretations for things, for facts. To join me in contemplating and developing Macroinformation, my theory of complex information beyond informational dimension three, think about … Continue reading

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Types of Being

Thinking Tools / Information / @ K. 2001 01 23 I once quoted Korzybski’s map / territory distinction to a friend who snapped, “That’s obvious.” The following moments showed me that this talented writer and successful programmer didn’t see the … Continue reading

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The Utility of Existential Classification

Classifications of Being in Semiotic Awareness My Introduction [Mi.org 2000 05 25] imagine[d] a moment of drama in which language butts up against gesture. [I’ll link these references after I’ve reconstructed the several hundred Mi.org modules.] The friction of type … Continue reading

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Mi Handmaiden, Existential Categories

from Macroinformation.org, 2003 12 11 I have launched my talk about information emphasizing perception, probability and difference: also emphasizing orthogonality: dimension. Understand: my informational “dimensions” are analogous to spatial dimensions but they do not exist in space. Time, yes; space, … Continue reading

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Persona

Persona The Universe of Personhood Humanity, for example Formerly I called this basic existential set Humana. First, I didn’t distinguish it, not out loud, not at Macroinformation: I just added Sentiens to Bateson’s category of Creatura. I want to distinguish … Continue reading

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Pathologica

Pathologica Dark Twin to Sentiens The Universe of Unsane Models The universe of being wrong With Sentiens comes symbolic processing. Awareness is representational. With representation comes the possibility of misrepresentation. Pleroma cannot be wrong. Creatura cannot be insane: not until … Continue reading

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Sentiens

Sentiens The Universe of Awareness Homo sapiens, for example Information, any difference that makes a difference, complicates as we move toward complexity among the universes distinguished here. Photons radiate Pleroma, the physical universe: that’s information. In Creatura, the universe of … Continue reading

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