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The Rationality of Large Numbers

This is a huge topic – I will not be able to cover it in a single post, not even in just a few posts. What I want to do here and now is to introduce the topic, and to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sense-Making vs. Sense-Unmaking

One widely acclaimed methodology in information science is Dervin’s “Sense Making Methodolgy” (SMM). It is very similar to the way people often think about “storytelling”: Because communication is embodied and learned in impositional and constraining structures (families, communities, cultures, societies), … Continue reading Continue reading

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Getting a person to express how they truly feel can sometimes be an anti-climactic event — but one I nonetheless prefer to a situation in which people remain deluded by myths

For example: Getting someone to acknowledge that the reason they use so-called “free” internet services is that they are both a cheapskate and also that they also don’t really believe in themselves is better than if that person actually thought … Continue reading
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The Truth Exists Neither in the Future Nor in the Past

The truth is that both the future and the past are myths.
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We need to say no and make no stick

Forcing people to lie is a dictatorship – I host this web site for John Dvorak. I have access to his email. I can tell you that I know for a fact that I’m not sending the NSA John’s email. … Continue reading
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