Posts made in September, 2015


Our language is ill suited to evaluating entities as part of an environment. You are an ecology, within an ecology, within an ecology, and this must be kept in mind. An ecology, or system, is more than the sum of its parts. For instance a team, is more than a group of people. A person is more than a sack of blood and guts. Yet our language allows us to ignore this most important of all realities. As an example, people frequently...

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An operational definition is one that tells you how to demonstrate that which is to be defined. For instance, you would define gravity by dropping something. If you wanted or needed to go further you might measure its rate of fall, etc.. Definition: Wikipedia Measurements demand the use of operational definitions of relevant quantities. That is, a scientific quantity is described or defined by how it is measured, as opposed to some...

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¬†All value judgments and/or statements, are facts about the observer, and not the observed. So many dialogues are begun, or rest on, assumed value judgments. These statements are nothing more than projections by the speaker of his emotions beyond himself. Awareness of self-projection. It’s not just the projections of others the Traveler must be aware of. It is our own as well. Whatever our prejudices, choices, loves, they are...

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Metaphoric words or phrases , distance the writer from the terminology or¬†indicate terminology that should be identified as someone else’s.

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In a non sequitur, the conclusion could be either true or false, but the argument is fallacious because there is a disconnection between the premise and the conclusion.

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