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Notes for the Book: Hierarchy of Knowledge and Human Affairs

Everything you need to understand the reality of the world, as discovered over centuries, and especially in the past century and past few decades, is out there, available to you. All the mysteries of the ancient world have been explored, … Continue reading

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Notes for the Book: A Hierarchy of Understanding

Next, a hierarchy of stages about the extent to any of us understands the universe. (Which is distinct from simply being aware of it, though it overlaps it somewhat.) At the base level is the understanding of primitive tribes about … Continue reading

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Notes for the Book: a Hierarchy of Awareness

Here’s another theme that will inform my book, if I survive to write it. Our understanding of the universe, our understanding of physics and biology, of deep history, is biased by the way we learn to understand and think about … Continue reading

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Notes for the Book: Simplex, Complex, Multiplex

Several themes are starting to gel, so perhaps I’ll record some of my current thoughts as they now stand. Just the act of writing a blog post helps me organize and clarify them. I still find myself learning: almost every … Continue reading

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