Category Archives: theories and stories

Forensic science – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Notting Hill Mystery – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Notting Hill Mystery – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  What are detective stories really ‘about’ for writers/readers?  There’s a view of real reality here.  Science is sometimes seen as ‘puzzle-solving’ as much as ‘problem-solving’, application of forensics to all aspects … Continue reading

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Candlemas: A Pagan Festival of Lights

Candlemas: A Pagan Festival of Lights.  All sorts of festivals of fires and lights and fertility are pulled together in this article; all seem to gather about the same sun time around the world.  Amongst other things, the crone or … Continue reading

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Posy Simmonds – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posy Simmonds – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Always one of my favourite cartoonists, and even more so after Dorthy Rowe employed her brilliant insights to illustrate her own into how English people manage life, or don’t, or avoid it.  Heard … Continue reading

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Perhaps sentience might mean sapience…

Thoughts in response to a post of Tim Morton’s on plant sentience. Following Maturana and Varela, it seems perfectly possible to have cognition without consciousness, calibration without calculation.  Experiencing that extra recursion of ‘awareness of awareness’ and ‘attention to attention’ … Continue reading

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Epistemic theories of truth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Epistemic theories of truth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Still as ever trying to get my head around these versions of realism and idealism, correspondence and congruence and coherence.  Someone must have set these out schematically for newbies.

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Dr Lars Jeuken | The Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology

Dr Lars Jeuken | The Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology.  Am fascinated by membranes, hence my percept-procept-concept for morphisms ‘metabolic memories in membranes’.  Is it real reality?  How to know?  Enjoyably interesting anyway.  ‘Enough enjoyable interest’ might be the … Continue reading

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