Re: Logic of Zero

Hara Ra (
Sun, 27 Sep 1998 22:40:37 -0700


>I've often thought that the persistent idea of zero came out of a
>seafaring mindset that had to deal with sink or swim facts of life. To
>such as the pirate Russell and his slave traders of the British empire,
>a native land based culture immersed in a greater sphere of natural
>information would have a hard time grasping this cutthroat's purely
>one-sided illusion of a zero-sum teleology.
>Finally I'd like to add that adjusting behavior to cut costs isn't the
>way to arrive at a new statespace and that a purely objective conception
>of science is nothing more than a pipe-dream; locking us ever deeper
>into zero.

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