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On Learning

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abstract machine / code / Cognition / diagram / difference / energy / entropy / identity / knowledge / learning / memory / problem / structure / Thought / unconscious / wittgenstein

One way of approaching the difference between knowledge and learning (so profound in our opinion that, despite their entanglement, there can be postulated neither a material nor conceptual ground which could ever serve to unify them) is by considering that even while wholly disparate, they are not in the least opposed for that reason. To learn and to know are two divergent operations, contrapositive dynamisms, which are nevertheless always both active simultaneously, as the “cutting […]

From Nonsense to Sense

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culture / ontology / sense / transversal / wittgenstein

Towards a Meta-problematics of Sensitivity 0 / Preface Can we separate sense from situation? If sense is first broached in the rupture of presence– if sense is merely an immanent intelligibility– then accordingly we would wish to know which ontological rules, if any, sensibility obeys. But is sense actually structured this way? In attempting to answer this question, our first guiding principle shall be that not only is ontology inevitably economized and politicized as an […]

The Question of Peace

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Whitehead / will / wittgenstein / Zeno

Bush’s new plan is worthless. Not because it is a bad strategy based on a false hope that this war could be won, or because he’s dismissed vital recommendations; Bush’s new plan for Iraq is worthless for the same reasons the Iraq war itself was senseless. We must protest that the Iraq War would not have been made a “better” or “just” war even if this administration had not lied to us about why we […]