Archive for June, 2014

Understanding

UNDERSTANDING J G Bennett, Sunday Talks, 1 December 1963 WHILE I WAS SITTING HERE waiting, I was thinking how difficult it is to say something that will not be misunderstood. One reason for this is that we are so different that a clear and easy idea for one person to understand is often quite incomprehensible to another, and that kind
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Relational Mathematics

Relational Mathematics David Bohm, from a letter to C. Biederman, 30th April 1962 “In mathematics, we also must let our symbols represent mathematical verbs. In fact, there already exists something like a mathematical verb, called a transformation (symbolized by T). However, one tends to use the subject – verb – object relation here. One may consider a geometrical figure –
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