[Fis] my contribution to the ongoing information / meaning debate

2017-10-14 Thread Steven Bindeman
While I sometimes feel as if I speak a different language than many of you, I believe that my initial notes for a book on creativity may shed some light on the ongoing current discussion. Simply put, information is what a machine has the capacity to produce. However, a machine cannot produce

Re: [Fis] Fis Digest, Vol 33, Issue 41: On the relation between information and meaning

2016-12-28 Thread steven bindeman
Kauffman > > <kauff...@uic.edu <mailto:kauff...@uic.edu>>: > > > >> Dear Steve, > >> You write > >> "But in later years he eventually recognized that the possibility of > >> relating propositions in language to facts concerning th

Re: [Fis] Fis Digest, Vol 33, Issue 41: On the relation between information and meaning

2016-12-23 Thread steven bindeman
I would like to contribute to the current ongoing discussion regarding the relation between information and meaning. I agree with Dai Griffiths and others that the term information is a problematic construction. Since it is often used as an example of fitting the details of a specific worldly

[Fis] _ Re: : Vol 25, #32, Nature of Self

2016-05-04 Thread steven bindeman
in an instant, and > > Like an Indivisible Centre Stand > > At once Surrounding all Eternity. > > Twas not a sphere > > Yet did appear > > One infinite. Twas somewhat everywhere, > > And though it had a Power to see >

[Fis] _ Re: : Vol 25, #32, Nature of Self

2016-05-02 Thread steven bindeman
the one proposed in the material that was > distributed. > > I feel that the role and significance of instabilities in the physical world, > particularly life processes, has not been adequately expounded and that we > may only be beginning to understand them. > > I hope this help

[Fis] _ Fwd: Vol 25, #32, Nature of Self

2016-04-30 Thread steven bindeman
I hope the following passage I’ve written on Nagarjuna will be of use for this discussion on the nature of self. The passage is from a manuscript I’ve just completed on silence and postmodernism. Nagarjuna’s thinking is deeply conversant with silence and with the use of paradox as well. For