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Monthly Archive January, 2008

simple arithmetic, symptomatic behavior

I like to use conversations about simple arithmetic to illustrate some interesting behaviors. Math as metaphor: does it make sense to you? (Read all the conversations. Or open them in a new window or tab.) 2+2=3? Or 2+2=5? Which untruth do you prefer? Is 3+1 somehow better than 1+3?  Don’t they both add up to […]

the circle of observers

A summary, an observersation: From outside the circle, we can see inside the circle. We can observe the observers. We can see their blind spot. Read the rest of this story (or open it in a new window or tab)