The Library of Babel


The Fabric of Reality refering to complexity and experience of ‘real life’ experience in regard of the issues of archiving .. further maths and music and zeros and 0s … and still all leads towards the explanatory gap

This concerns ‘meaning’ and is based on a thought experiment first suggested by the psychologist Theodor Fechner, imaginatively elaborated by Jorge Luis Borges in his collection of stories ‘Labyrinths’ published in English in 1962, and further developed by the philosopher Daniel Dennett in ‘Darwin’s Dangerous Idea’, 1995. The idea is very simple, but on reflection may tell us a great deal about our intuitive understanding of the ‘meaning’ of ‘meaning’ if only by approaching it from the back-door – giving us an idea of the possible, and therefore giving us a greater appreciation of the actual.

ongoing ….

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