if i was (3) Buckminster Fuller

September 30, 2008 at 6:34 pm | Posted in writing | 8 Comments
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It is of utmost importance that we do not lose touch with certain fundamental principles. Lessons learnt as it were he said tapping his cane on the blackboard. Squires, are you listening? What’s that you’re doing boy? “When in doubt go back to first principles.” Ah well yes ahem, carry on…
The first of which was beautifully articulated by R. Buckminster Fuller. I choose to describe this thing in words rather than post a diagram or insert links but this is not laziness it’s discipline. Three triangles arranged side to side like a facet of a geodome, how many now and there’s four. The whole is more than the sum of its parts. The surplus. Now it is possible to take any two things at random from any domain and connect them. I can grab an avatar here and there an idea and they will interact in someway or one can gain more control over the Morrison-Huxley Effect and reach that ullulate harmonic by allowing the choices to be random but within certain parameters. For instance we could insist on a previous common context since all meaning is entirely context dependant like some cafe by the sea,
Squires! Are you listening? What’s that boy? In your pocket? What did you just do?

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