Monthly Archives: May 2016

What is a “Concept”?

I believe it is fair to define a Concept as our mental representation of a discrete thing (tangible or abstract). A Concept often correlates well with a single dictionary meaning of a word or phrase.  Conversely, several different words or … Continue reading

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Contracts, laws, policies and other forms of theft through words

Contractual agreements are an integral part of human activities. We make thousands of simple (and sometimes implicit) contractual agreements over the course of our lives. Most of us have extracted promises to do household chores from our children … in … Continue reading

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Let’s get practical — Part 2

Continuing a series of posts on practical suggestions for converting information into meaning. Initial capture of ideas and information I follow the practice of capturing information from sources (mostly online) and saving it in discrete, labeled chunks. I use a … Continue reading

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