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21st century science and Newtonian causual physics of order and structure.
2...Scientific Method Supported by Lectures on 21st Century Science
3...Trilogy 21st-Century-Science Macro Micro Cosmology Schombert Lectures
4...Schombert Lectures Trilogy Macro Micro Cosmology 21st Century Science
5...Biography Doctor James Schombert
6...Copyright Applies Fair Use Standard Sources for Accuracy and Education
7...Philosophy of Science Order Scientific Method Cause and Effect
....Order Pattern Structure Causation System Paradigms Drive Action
....Scientific Method Rational Empirical Arguments 4 Forms
....Reasoning Four (4) Forms of Logic in Science
....Logic Four (4) Forms of Reasoning in Science
....Philosophy of Science 4 Forms of Reasoning with Logic
....Information Theory Mathematics Locality Principle Cause Effect
....Knowledge is Power Causality Time Locality Principle
....Locality Principle Time Cause Effect Intelligence Knowledge
....Cause and Effect Intelligence Converts Information into Knowledge
................Time is money and knowledge is power
8...Truth is a Moving Target without Intelligence to Align Cause Effect
9...Information Density Reduces Understanding Drives Management to Entropy
10...Entropy Management Failure Without Invest Add Order to Information
11...Signal or Noise Derived from Shannon's Information Theory Equations
12...Alphabet Technology Locality Principle Expanded by SDS Design
13...SDS Design Chronology Context Connection Expand Alphabet Technology
14...SDS Extends Power of Alphabet for Connecting the Dots of Intelligence
....Reductionism Analysis Understand Elemental Forces of Nature
....Determinism Excuses Free Will Rational Universe Everything Set
....Regularities Experience Discover Laws of Nature Paradigms Constant
....Laws of Nature Discover Mathematical Constants Guide Universe
...............Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
....Models Theories and Paradigms Science Moves in Leaps
....Evolution Science Discovery in Leaps with Enabling Forces
....Kuhn Enabling Forces Drive Science Discovery Evolution in Leaps
....Paradigm Paradox Disbelief Until Experience forms New Paradigms
15...Willfully Blind Frustrating Waiting for the Water to Boil
16...Waiting for the Water to Boil Frustrating Overcoming Willfully Blind
17...50 Years to Accept Error in Proof by Prominent Mathetician Von Neuman
18...Locality Principle Von Neuman People Refused to Accept Errors in Proof
....Faith in Fiction Impentrable by Truth Paradigm Paradox Inoculates
....Walking through the Valley of Death Experts Frozen by Faith
....Official View Reality Paradigm Paradox Better Ideas Rubbished
....Rubbished Idea Conflicts Prevailing Paradigm Official View Reality
.............Quantum Entanglement and Causality
.............Spooky Action at a Distance - Einstein and Locality
.............Einstein Special Relativity Locality Spooky action
.............Locality Separability Classical Quantum Mechanics Diverge
....End of Science?
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0201 - University of Oregon
020101 - Mr. James Schombert, PhD; Director and Professor
020103 - Physics Department
020104 - General Sciences Program
21st Century Science Course Lectures Philosophy of Science March 29
0803 - ..
0804 - Summary/Objective
080501 - Follow up ref SDS 49 0000.
080503 - James Schombert, PhD, lectures on 21st century science provide scope
080504 - for natural law, ref SDS 0 IH4F, and definitions with cross-over to
080505 - philosophy, ref SDS 0 RP6K, and helpful historical perspective.
080506 - ref SDS 0 S54J The "locality principle" of causality guides
080507 - requirements for tools that aid intelligence, analysis, and critical
080508 - thinking. ref SDS 0 YH4G Adding energy for analysis "connects the
080509 - dots" of cause and effect in daily work. This energy converts
080510 - information into the "power of knowledge" that drives productivity and
080511 - earnings. ref SDS 0 L22S Without linking causality, information
080512 - merely increases the "noise" of entropy that paralyzes productivity,
080513 - under the second law of thermodynamics. ref SDS 0 9P9F The paradigm
080514 - paradox requires faith for taking action in time to be effective, but
080515 - also drives resistance to improvement by avoiding fear of the unknown
080516 - that stifles action. ref SDS 0 JP3G Management science command and
080517 - control applies order, structure, and pattern, ref SDS 0 RP6K, with
080518 - the locality principle for predicting future consequences of decisions
080519 - and growing knowledge of lessons learned through root cause analysis.
080520 - Quantum mechanics applies relativity and probabilities to resolve
080521 - uncertainties of the sub-atomic world, ref SDS 53 5H5H, and reduces to
080522 - mechanistic, linear, reductionist, Newtonian principles in the macro
080523 - world of daily life. ref SDS 53 MN3N Alphabet technology leverages
080524 - linear, reductionist understanding of causality, ref SDS 0 FQ4N, from
080525 - situational awareness of daily life through the biology of sensory
080526 - perception. ref SDS 53 MN3N Complexity and chaos theory suggest the
080527 - universe moves toward disorder, where decay destructs complex
080528 - structures into simple compounds and heat, also, called entropy.
080529 - ref SDS 52 1F5M Evolution complements entropy by constructing complex
080530 - organic structures, ref SDS 52 JT9K, through the process of emerging
080531 - variation. ref SDS 52 6A7L This may reflect Bohr's idea of
080532 - complementarity developed for quantum mechanics to explain and measure
080533 - subatomic processes. ref SDS 53 GT4O Creativity and productivity on
080534 - the human scale are both aided and impeded by complexity and entropy.
080535 - ref SDS 52 1D6I Study of cosmology offers theories that bridge the
080536 - 2-worlds of entropy and evolution, and fuel debate between religion
080537 - and science. Inflation, baryogeneses, and the anthropic principle,
080538 - explaining "intelligence," ref SDS 54 QP5L, contribute to the
080539 - discussion of creation.
080541 - [On 060425 letter asking for clarification of mechanicanistic,
080542 - Newtonian, linear, reductionist thinking applying the locality
080543 - principal energy, connections, causation, and entropy. ref SDS 69
080544 - 6P51
080546 - ..
080547 - [On 060617 review Budiyono paper published 060602 "Dynamical
080548 - Foundation of Thermodynamical Behavior..." describes knowledge
080549 - as a mathematical proposition, ref SDS 73 K134, and extends
080550 - view that quantum mechanics reduce to classical mechanics at
080551 - the macro level with mathematical proof that locality,
080552 - uncertainty, the 2nd law, and gravity all derive from the
080553 - irreversibility of time, and so present a single law of nature.
080554 - ref SDS 73 K161
080560 - ..
0808 - Progress
080901 - Scientific Method Supported by Lectures on 21st Century Science
080902 - Trilogy 21st-Century-Science Macro Micro Cosmology Schombert Lectures
080903 - Schombert Lectures Trilogy Macro Micro Cosmology 21st Century Science
080905 - SDS was designed around an "intelligence" process of plan, perform,
080906 - report (see POIMS, ref OF 45 6649), based on experience in general
080907 - contracting, and exposure to legal practices, reported on 000723.
080908 - ref SDS 31 0008 On 021118 Bacon is cited for describing a scientific
080909 - method, further reflecting SDS design. ref SDS 47 N39H Deming
080910 - presents similarly (see again POIMS). ref OF 45 0336 An example using
080911 - SDS is reported on 040305. ref SDS 49 TO4O
080913 - ..
080914 - Contracting and legal practices evolved over several mellinnea to use
080915 - underlying principles of management, government and religion. These
080916 - disciplines evolved to leverage innate human intelligence. They apply
080917 - an "alphabetic mind" thought process, reviewed on 991108, ref SDS 24
080918 - 5151, historically implemented using practices of "documentation" for
080919 - analysis and better accuracy in communication, noted in Plato's
080920 - Phaedrus, reviewed on 991209. ref SDS 25 3416 These practices make
080921 - people "superhuman" which yields civilization compared to subsistance
080922 - existence of non-literates who do not use alphabet technology,
080923 - reported on 010622. ref SDS 36 N668 These principles further relate
080924 - to science and philosophic thought, discussed briefly by Professor
080925 - Ransdell beginning on 000716, ref SDS 29 0001, and further on 000721.
080926 - ref SDS 30 0002
080928 - [...lecture on Niels Bohr and complementarity, ref SDS 53 GT4O,
080929 - led to review of work by Henry Folse, PhD, who reviewed Bohr's
080930 - work in a book, ref SDS 53 V49M, that suggests extending
080931 - Ransdell's analysis of SDS. ref SDS 53 494G
080933 - ..
080934 - Today, research on the Internet found course lecture prepared by
080935 - Doctor James Schombert in the Department of Physics, University of
080936 - Oregon. Schombet's lectures reveal the evolution of principles
080937 - primarily in physics that have been aggregated into proposals for
080938 - management practices, including resistance to new ideas, which he
080939 - explains as "grudging acceptance" of new paradigms. ref SDS 0 HH3M
080941 - ..
080942 - Index lists all 29 lectures. ref OF 1 0001
080944 - ..
080945 - This review has four (4) purposes...
080947 - 1. Comprehensive scope for organizing the field of science.
080948 - ref SDS 0 RT4I
080950 - 2. Management practices for accuracy and causation support.
080951 - ref SDS 0 RP6K
080953 - ..
080954 - 3. Strengthen education for continual learning by expanding
080955 - use of alphabet technology, see NWO, ref OF 50 PX6J, to
080956 - solve problem reviewed on 991108. ref SDS 24 TU8S
080958 - ..
080959 - 4. Paradigm paradox cultural inertia resists improvement.
080960 - ref SDS 0 484H
080962 - ..
080963 - A fifth (5) purpose is to help bridge the gap between the 2-worlds of
080964 - information technology (IT) and SDS support for "intelligence" using
080965 - Knowledge Space, developed on 960620, ref SDS 17 3516, and listed in
080966 - the scope for intelligence support in NWO. ref OF 50 PX6J
080967 - Comprehensive procedures for converting traditional "documentation"
080968 - from contemporaneous notes on lectures using IT tools, like Microsoft
080969 - Word and Internet Explorer, into a format with granular addressability
080970 - and common storage to support working intelligently, continual
080971 - learning, and Knowlede Space. These procedures are listed in the
080972 - record earlier this morning. ref SDS 50 0001
080974 - ..
080975 - Some of Schombert's lectures discuss "religion" as human experience,
080976 - thought, mentalese, belief, faith, also, called "paradigm."
080977 - ref SDS 0 484H This may align with review on 050322 of "presencing"
080978 - that has come up in management circles for imparting faith to improve
080979 - communication, ref SDS 62 GS3H, since everything else has failed, per
080980 - Drucker reviewed on 931130. ref SDS 7 3851 On 040622 review of
080981 - Scharmer's paper at MIT on presencing indicates this effort seems less
080982 - robust than appeared from initial consideration later on 050322.
080983 - ref SDS 58 F75Y
080985 - ..
080986 - The lecture on "Holism" reflects a religious pespective. ref SDS 54
080987 - X15F The "Anthropic principle" seems to further touch on propspects
080988 - of "intelligent" design. ref SDS 54 QP5L These lectures present the
080989 - question of "religion" as the "science of life." ref SDS 54 7A9K
080991 - ..
080992 - The size of the project to review all of the lectures requires four
080993 - (4) records in order to provide enough space for organic structure,
080994 - and future connections.
080996 - 1. Newtonian physics laws of motion
080997 - gravity explains structure order
080998 - locality principle adding
080999 - energy to connect cause and
081000 - effect yields power of knowledge
081001 - to predict the future...................... ref SDS 0 YH4G
081003 - ..
081004 - 2. Electrical force, nuclear power
081005 - complement gravity laws of motion;
081006 - thermodynamics laws of nature
081007 - conservation of energy, irreversibility
081008 - of time rising entropy increases
081009 - disorder; Einstein theory of
081010 - relativity E = MC^2; mathematics
081011 - random numbers create complexity
081012 - enables emergence biological
081013 - evolution that increases order
081014 - in complex systems, complements
081015 - 2nd law of rising
081016 - disorder................................... ref SDS 52 0000
081018 - ..
081019 - 3. Quantum mechanics wave particle
081020 - duality complementarity uncertainity
081021 - principle, holism, emergence quantum
081022 - leap, microscopic structure elemental
081023 - particles.................................. ref SDS 53 0000
081025 - ..
081026 - 4. Cosmology extends Standard model of
081027 - universe, unification laws, constants
081028 - and forces of nature into grand unified
081029 - theory (GUTS) and theory of everythong
081030 - (TOE), discover 1 underlying force and
081031 - law of nature, e.g., irreversability
081032 - of time; gravity hard to synthesize
081033 - for unification; religion theory on
081034 - creation of universe, big bang,
081035 - inflation, barryogensis, and anthropic
081036 - principle scientific model of
081037 - creation................................... ref SDS 54 0000
081039 - ..
081040 - Schombert develops a trilogy of science with...
081042 - 1. Macro-world Newtonian classical physics generally explains
081043 - day-to-day experience of sensory perception.
081045 - 2. Micro-world of subatomic physics, which seems largely
081046 - counterintuitive to daily life, and
081048 - ..
081049 - 3. Cosomology that considers astronomy and orgins of the
081050 - universe.
081052 - ..
081053 - Syllabus describes a course Professor Schombert presented beginning in
081054 - April, 2004, at the University of Oregon, ref OF 4 0001, on...
081056 - 21st Century Science
081058 - This course is a review of the foundations of modern science
081059 - emphasizing the status of our current view of Nature from the
081060 - discoveries as we begin the 21st century. ref OF 4 H45G
081062 - ..
081063 - The course will not be a cultural review nor a historical
081064 - survey, but rather an introduction to the philosophy used to
081065 - explore Nature and the meaning of reality. We will build a
081066 - non-mathematical course with a modern perspective, using ideas
081067 - and concepts that are acquired in the last century of
081068 - scientific exploration. ref OF 4 M45N
081070 - ..
081071 - Schombert's lectures are a tour de force of culture and history.
081072 - People and the evolution of ideas are presented about elemental forces
081073 - of nature, e.g., Aristotle, ref SDS 0 YW84, Maxwell, ref SDS 0 0X9F,
081074 - Einstein, ref SDS 52 5I4H, Plank, ref SDS 53 H25M, Bohr, ref SDS 53
081075 - UI6G, Hawking. ref SDS 53 834F Formation of paradigms enable wide
081076 - ranging work, as articles of faith and belief, which greatly resist
081077 - disruption by new ideas. ref SDS 0 JP3G Helps explain path of SDS,
081078 - and reaction to a new paradigm of intelligence support for growing new
081079 - knowledge, and complements the popular paradigm of information
081080 - management.
081082 - ..
081083 - Schombert's index, ref OF 1 0001, and lectures provide a comprehensive
081084 - list and ontological organization for the field of science. This can
081085 - be applied in the Subject Index to construct an organic structure of
081086 - context for managing review of Schombert's work, and to position
081087 - future research on related subjects.
081089 - [On 120910 0749 letter from Alexandra Sawyer reports the
081090 - link to the Periodic Table of Elements does not exist on
081091 - the Internet, and proposes substituting a link to Online
081092 - Bachelor Degree Programs, and citing Bachelor of Science in
081093 - Chemistry, ref SDS 79 LH4K, which in turn has an eventual
081094 - link to the periodic table. ref SDS 79 ZT3M
081096 - ..
081097 - Another location hosted by Georgia State University has a similar
081098 - listing...
081100 - http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/hframe.html
081102 - Hyperphysics.......... 2005
081103 - Mechanics
081104 - Heat and Thermodynamics
081105 - Electricity and magnetism
081106 - Light and vision
081107 - Sound and hearing
081108 - Condensed matter
081109 - Relativity
081110 - Nuclear physics
081111 - Astrophysics
081112 - Quantum Physics
081114 - ..
081115 - This gives the flavor of different terms for the same things, and in
081116 - some cases different perspectives.
081118 - [On 060523 Jack Park hosts seminar at SRI on merging subject
081119 - indexes. ref SDS 71 UK6Q
081121 - [060713 Jack Park submits a paper on merging subject oncologies
081122 - to enable collaboration on solving problems. ref SDS 74 6357
Biography Department of Physics University of Oregon Eugene Orgeon
090401 - ..
090402 - Biography Doctor James Schombert
090404 - Doctor Schombert's biography shows interests focus on astromomy and
090405 - cosmology, ref OF 2 0001, which supports the 3rd part of the lecture
090406 - series.
Copyright Fair Use Standard Applies Materials Sources for Accuracy E
160401 - ..
160402 - Copyright Applies Fair Use Standard Sources for Accuracy and Education
160404 - Professor Schombert explains copyright issues drawing on sources for
160405 - lecture and education that aligns with "fair use" standards.
160406 - ref OF 3 YP28
160408 - [On 060314 research indicates that SDS records on the Internet
160409 - meet requirements of "fair use" standards of copyright law.
160410 - ref SDS 66 BW8T
Philosophy of Science March 29 2004 Doctor James Schombert Universit
240401 - ..
240402 - Philosophy of Science Order Scientific Method Cause and Effect
240404 - Lecture 01 on 040329 presents philosophical foundation of science,
240405 - ref OF 5 0001, as distinguished from art, engineering, management,
240406 - fishing, etc. Includes sections on...
240408 - ..
240409 - Order Pattern Structure Causation System Paradigms Drive Action
240411 - The main purpose of science...
240413 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/science.html
240415 - ...is to trace, within the chaos and flux of phenomena, a
240416 - consistent structure with order and meaning. ref OF 5 0001
240418 - ..
240419 - Schombert later presents the "locality principle," and the 2nd law of
240420 - thermodynamics under the irreversibility of time that demonstrates
240421 - tools to construct, maintain, and find the correct order of cause and
240422 - effect augment intelligence that yields the power of knowledge to
240423 - control the future. ref SDS 0 YH4G Thus, creating order, pattern, and
240424 - structure from the chaos of daily life is a huge advance toward
240425 - civilization under complexity theory reviewed in lecture #8.
240426 - ref SDS 52 1D6I
240428 - ..
240429 - [On 060412 outline software represents two (2) worlds of
240430 - complementarity in technology: (1) SDS intelligence support for
240431 - structure, order and pattern enables creativity to discover good
240432 - ideas through accurate understanding of causation that drives
240433 - production; and (2) wordprocessing tools make ideas look good
240434 - that drives sales. ref SDS 68 3H5G
240436 - ..
240437 - [On 041012 orderly, structured medical records are required to
240438 - accurately present patterns of patient history for diagnosis and
240439 - prescribing treatment that saves lives, time, and money,
240440 - ref SDS 59 4Q7Y, but there isn't enough time using familiar
240441 - methods and tools. ref SDS 59 UW5H
240443 - ..
240444 - This is called the philosophy of rationalism...,
240446 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/rationalism.html
240448 - ...as in conforming with reason. And the purpose of scientific
240449 - understanding is to coordinate our experiences and bring them into
240450 - a logical system...
240452 - ..
240453 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/logical_systems.html
240455 - ..
240456 - Thoughout history, intellectual scientific efforts have been
240457 - directed towards the discovery of pattern, system and structure,
240458 - with a special emphasis on order. Why? Primarily, the control of
240459 - the unpredictable driven by the fear of the unknown. ref OF 5 L038
240460 - Those who pursue answers are known as scientists....
240462 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/scientist.html
240464 - ..
240465 - Humans and all creatures require order and structure influenced by
240466 - patterns of causality to survive by repeating steps that are logically
240467 - "known" to bring sustenance, safety, shelter, and to satisfy other
240468 - needs and desires. If every step has to be studied and analysed, life
240469 - would quickly become extinct under the common rule that separates
240470 - the...
240472 - ..
240473 - Quick and the dead!
240475 - ..
240476 - Order, pattern, structure, organization drive human "reasoning" that
240477 - builds paradigms on causation under the locality principle (see below,
240478 - ref SDS 0 YH4G) that drive desire to work on familiar things in
240479 - familiar ways, noted by Andy Grove in his book "Only the paranoid
240480 - survive," reviewed on 980307. ref SDS 20 3740
240482 - [On 041012 orderly, structured medical records are required to
240483 - accurately present patterns of patient history for diagnosis and
240484 - prescribing treatment that saves lives, time, and money,
240485 - ref SDS 59 4Q7Y, but there isn't enough time using familiar
240486 - methods and tools. ref SDS 59 UW5H
240488 - ..
240489 - Survival drives reliance on paradigms. Ignorance, fear, and denial
240490 - resist improvement, per below, ref SDS 0 484H, because transition
240491 - requires a period of investigation that raises question, and reveals
240492 - doubt, uncertainty, and vulnerability of ignorance. Question and
240493 - disbelief of accepted paradigms changes "known" to unknown in order to
240494 - learn to "know" a new order of cause and effect. Fear of the
240495 - "unknown," cited by Schombert, ref SDS 0 KR5M, drives denial until
240496 - evidence becomes overwhelming.
240498 - ..
240499 - Schombert lectures continue...
240501 - The main occupation of a scientist is problem solving
240503 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/problem_solving.html
240505 - ...with the goal of understanding the Universe.
240507 - ..
240508 - Science is founded on the hope that the world is rational in all
240509 - its observable aspects. Its possible that there may be some facets
240510 - of reality which lie beyond the power of human reasoning, that
240511 - there may be things with explanations that we could never grasp, or
240512 - no explanation at all, but the fact that the world is rational is
240513 - connected with the fact that it is ordered. ref OF 5 L054
Scientific Arguments 4 Methods Deduction Induction Probability Stast
350401 - ..
350402 - Scientific Method Rational Empirical Arguments 4 Forms
350405 - Schombert lectures continue...
350407 - Aristotle believed that scientific knowledge comes from the logical
350408 - inferences built from indisputable, self-evident truths. But where
350409 - do those truths come from? Aristotle's answer was that we induce
350410 - them. ref OF 5 LQRS
350412 - ..
350413 - Induction is the acquiring of knowledge from our senses.
350414 - ref OF 5 R57H
350416 - ..
350417 - Thus, induction became the dominant method of science for 2000
350418 - years. Today we recognize that there are two types of science...
350420 - rational
350421 - empirical
350423 - ..
350424 - Rational refers to statements coming from ideas, while empirical
350425 - refers to science based on observations. Rational science is about
350426 - ideas, whereas empirical science is about experiences connected to
350427 - the real world. ref OF 5 G77M
350429 - ..
350430 - Rational science starts from self-evident truths and moves by
350431 - rigorous logical arguments to a conclusion about some new truth,
350432 - this is called deduction. ref OF 5 U78H
350434 - ..
350435 - Empirical science starts from a hypothesis which implies a
350436 - tentative truth, and uses multiple observations to reach a
350437 - conclusion about the truth of the original hypothesis, this is
350438 - called induction. ref OF 5 G88L
350441 - ..
350442 - Reasoning Four (4) Forms of Logic in Science
350443 - Logic Four (4) Forms of Reasoning in Science
350444 - Philosophy of Science 4 Forms of Reasoning with Logic
350446 - Scientific arguments of logic take four forms...
350448 - 1. Deduction, where some conclusion is drawn from a set of
350449 - propositions (i.e. pure logic), ref OF 5 L15R
350451 - ..
350452 - 2. Induction draws general conclusions from facts of evidence.
350453 - ref OF 5 0167
350455 - ..
350456 - 3. Probability induced from frequencies that justify conclusions
350457 - of likelihood, ref OF 5 0170, and
350459 - ..
350460 - 4. Statistical reasoning, which concludes that, on the average, a
350461 - certain percentage of a set of entities will satisfy the stated
350462 - conditions. ref OF 5 0Q73
Cause Effect Locality Principle Energy Connect Dots Converts Informa
730401 - ..
730402 - Information Theory Mathematics Locality Principle Cause Effect
730403 - Knowledge is Power Causality Time Locality Principle
730404 - Locality Principle Time Cause Effect Intelligence Knowledge
730405 - Cause and Effect Intelligence Converts Information into Knowledge
730408 - Schombert lectures continue...
730410 - Newtonian physics, and all sciences derived from classical physics,
730411 - rests squarely on the principle of locality, ref OF 34 0001, the
730412 - idea that correlated events are related by a chain of causation.
730413 - ref OF 5 LRPW
730415 - ..
730416 - The necessary connection in cause and effect events is the exchange
730417 - of energy, ref OF 33 CH5H, which is the foundation of information
730418 - theory => knowledge is power (energy). ref OF 5 L22S
730420 - ..
730421 - "Chain of causation" rests on the irreversibility of time maintaining
730422 - the order of local connections exchanging energy between cause and
730423 - effect. Order from pattern and structure (see explanation of
730424 - "science," above, ref SDS 0 RP6K) controls the future based on the
730425 - irrevsability of time. The "power of knowledge" for predictability
730426 - flows from this foundational order in the universe, applied by 2nd law
730427 - of thermodynamics. Normally, energy dissipates randomly in a closed
730428 - system devolving all processes into disorder measured by rising
730429 - entropy, ref SDS 52 566F, and reviewed earlier on 970707.
730431 - ..
730432 - Connecting cause and effect applies "connectionist theory" of mental
730433 - processing, from Jeromy Campbell's book explaining cognitive science,
730434 - reviewed on 900303. ref SDS 4 6006 Correlating human mental power to
730435 - "plan" the future with scientific principles of physics, here the
730436 - "locality," ref SDS 0 YH4G, helps resolve the mystery of mental
730437 - sentience converting information into knowledge, and traditionally
730438 - explained in the Bible as turning "water into wine," from article in
730439 - Time magazine reviewed on 960409. ref SDS 15 7211 Scientific analysis
730440 - further avoids reliance on mysterious "black box" processing for
730441 - understanding Knowledge Management, discussed on 000113. ref SDS 26
730442 - 3380
730444 - ..
730445 - [On 080124 case study anger, frustration, willfully blind
730446 - refusing to consider "connectionist theory" from cognitive
730447 - science, and "locality principle" from physics for principled
730448 - explanation of Knowledge Management, reflects cultural inertia
730449 - of denial over many millennia to consider human mental
730450 - processing beyond Biblical explanations of the soul that "turns
730451 - water into wine." ref SDS 76 F25I
730453 - ..
730454 - [On 080502 health care Kaiser computer "Black Box" transaction
730455 - ordering medication prescription results uncertain. ref SDS 78
730456 - PW6M
730458 - ..
730459 - Working intelligently is "fun" applying the power of knowledge based
730460 - on the locality principle, reported on 001021, ref SDS 34 PK6M, citing
730461 - prior work on 001004, ref SDS 33 6N9G, and like playing the piano.
730462 - ref SDS 33 GR5L
730464 - ..
730465 - Predictability from the irreversibility of time presents an elemental
730466 - "linear" intelligence process for planning, command, and control,
730467 - explained in POIMS, ref OF 45 6649, only where order and pattern are
730468 - maintained to correctly understand cause and effect. SDS design of
730469 - flexible structure strives to meet this requirement, explained on
730470 - 890523. ref SDS 1 P13O This environment enables people to routinely
730471 - add energy to construct order and maintain the chain of causation
730472 - using relational and hierarchial trails of associations for flexible,
730473 - granular divisions of organic structure to manage context makes
730474 - complexity an asset for planning, performing, and reporting critical
730475 - details of daily work, reviewed on 890523. ref SDS 1 XT6O This core
730476 - requirement appears in management standards, policies, regulations,
730477 - and contracts calling for "notice," "documentation," "audit trail,"
730478 - "alignment," and "traceability to original sources," reviewed on
730479 - 950721. ref SDS 9 1740
730481 - ..
730482 - Complementarity applying the "plan, perform, report" integrated SDS
730483 - cycle, reviewed on 890523, ref SDS 1 LV59, supports a conscious
730484 - discipline ("scientific method") that leverages subconscious
730485 - intelligence mechanics for converting information into the power of
730486 - knowledge, see POIMS, ref OF 13 0367, as a routine exercise that
730487 - produces a continuing resource, like an encyclopedia of personal and
730488 - organizational memory, see POIMS. ref OF 16 6649 Complementarity of 7
730489 - elements of SDS flexible strucutre appled through writing with
730490 - chronology, context, and connection make efficiencies of electronic
730491 - records management in the paperless office model productive, also,
730492 - reviewed on 890523. ref SDS 1 UP9S
730494 - ..
730495 - [On 040312 complexity creates confusion and disorder until
730496 - complementarity adds energy to "connect the dots" into the
730497 - correct order of cause and effect applying chronology, context,
730498 - and connection, ref SDS 52 5P9I; without energy to tend the
730499 - garden of knowledge, disorder rises toward entropy making
730500 - complexity a crushing liability that overwhelms human mental
730501 - biology in confusion, conflict, crisis, calamity, and chaos.
730502 - ref SDS 52 W46M
730504 - ..
730505 - Philosopher Charles Peirce developed semiotic theory of knowledge
730506 - based on irreversability of time, reviewed on 000515. ref SDS 28 2156
730508 - ..
730509 - On 020608 case study shows defining knowledge distinct from using
730510 - information is hard to grasp, ref SDS 45 CC6J;
730512 - ..
730513 - [On 050115 philosophy grounding "Knowledge Management"
730514 - ref SDS 61 SF5K, correlates with cognitive science reviewed
730515 - 960518, ref SDS 16 GS58, management tasks considered 000307,
730516 - ref SDS 27 767G, and physical science locality principle power
730517 - of knowledge predicts and controls the future, reviewed on
730518 - 040312, ref SDS 51 YH4G
730520 - ..
730521 - Locality principle organizes complexity into order for predictability
730522 - using connections of cause and effect, per above, ref SDS 0 YH4G,
730523 - supports the core concept of "working intelligently" by working
730524 - quickly and accurately to save lives, time, and money, called out in
730525 - POIMS. ref OF 42 1X6G Drucker notes that analysis of sequence to
730526 - understand cause and effect is the primary resposponsiblity of
730527 - management, reviewed on 931130. ref SDS 7 4496 Bridging the gap from
730528 - information to knowledge management takes hard work with conventional
730529 - technologies and practices, reported on 000307. ref SDS 27 767G
730531 - [On 061102 medical patient history illustrates challenge of
730532 - 2-worlds problem adding intelligence to information for working
730533 - quickly and accurately. ref SDS 75 6R4O
730535 - ..
730536 - Examples of difficulty connecting cause and effect to understand
730537 - complexity that overwhelms management, ignore requirements with
730538 - consequent failure, reported in study on 020504. ref SDS 44 NS6F
730540 - ..
730541 - [On 040312 complexity creates confusion and disorder until
730542 - complementarity adds energy to "connect the dots" into the
730543 - correct order of cause and effect applying chronology, context,
730544 - and connection, ref SDS 52 5P9I; without energy to tend the
730545 - garden of knowledge, disorder rises toward entropy making
730546 - complexity a crushing liability that overwhelms human mental
730547 - biology in confusion, conflict, crisis, calamity, and chaos.
730548 - ref SDS 52 W46M
730550 - ..
730551 - [On 040312 POIMS design fits complementarity principle of
730552 - quantum mechancs by extending a standard model of communication
730553 - using stream-of-conscious conversation, meetings, calls, email,
730554 - adding energy to connect the dots of cause and effect that
730555 - strengthen accuracy and timely follow up. ref SDS 53 TG5O
730557 - ..
730558 - [On 041012 orderly, structured medical records are required to
730559 - accurately present patterns of patient history for 2nd opinions
730560 - on diagnosis and prescribing treatment that saves lives, time,
730561 - and money, ref SDS 59 4Q7Y, but there isn't enough time using
730562 - familiar methods and tools. ref SDS 59 UW5H
730564 - ..
730565 - [On 051130 article in AIA Architect requires documentation to
730566 - align the work with requirements in contracts, plans and
730567 - specifications, ref SDS 64 G46F; during the past quarter
730568 - century, communication in meetings, calls and documents has
730569 - greatly expanded, increasing risks of error failing to verify
730570 - accuracy with alignment back to original sources. ref SDS 64
730571 - Z16L
730573 - ..
730574 - [On 060601 NWO intelligence support "connect the dots" that
730575 - yield power of knowledge to control future, based on locality
730576 - principle under 2nd law of thermodynamics from irreversibility
730577 - of time. ref SDS 72 8X9J
730579 - ..
730580 - Some authorities cite conflicts between locality and quantum
730581 - mechanics. In the 1930s, von Neuman was credited for demonstrating a
730582 - proof of quantum mechanics. Einstein and others cited conflicts in
730583 - von Neuman's proof concerning locality that suggested quantum
730584 - mechanics is an incomplete theory. ref SDS 0 RR9K Quantum mechanics
730585 - founded in statstical analysis has proven useful, leaving an open
730586 - question of locality in subatomic physics.
730588 - ..
730589 - [On 040312 Schombert's lecture 14 on the uncertainty principle
730590 - notes quantum mechanics reduce to Newtonian, classical physics
730591 - at the macro level of daily life. ref SDS 53 MN3N
730593 - ..
730594 - [On 040312 lecture 25 on cosmology discusses causal connection
730595 - arises from the underlying force of symmetry in the universe.
730596 - ref SDS 53 6N8K
730598 - ..
730599 - [On 060617 review Budiyono paper published 060602 "Dynamical
730600 - Foundation of Thermodynamical Behavior..." describes knowledge
730601 - as a mathematical proposition, ref SDS 73 K134, and extends
730602 - view that quantum mechanics reduce to classical mechanics at
730603 - the macro level with mathematical proof that locality,
730604 - uncertainty, the 2nd law, and gravity all derive from the
730605 - irreversibility of time, and so present a single law of nature.
730606 - ref SDS 73 K161
730608 - ..
730609 - Energy required for "connecting the dots" of cause and effect that
730610 - yields the power of "knowledge," complements research on 000307
730611 - reporting Knowledge Management is a lot of hard work without tools for
730612 - intelligence support. ref SDS 27 5182
730614 - ..
730615 - Definitions of knowledge and wisdom related to experience over time
730616 - showing causation, reviewed on 960227, ref SDS 13 0022,
730618 - ..
730619 - Drucker noted that people have given up on improving communications by
730620 - creating and maintaining connections of cause and effect, i.e.,
730621 - alignment, because it takes too much work to find relevant history and
730622 - create links using familiar tools in familiar ways reviewed on 931130.
730623 - ref SDS 7 3851 Bill Gates reported on 021108 that information is
730624 - piling up on computers that is never used, because nobody can find
730625 - anything for "connecting the dots" of cause and effect. ref SDS 46
730626 - EF5I Management standards for traceability to original sources,
730627 - reviewed on 950721, ref SDS 9 1740, are ignored, as unnecessary
730628 - overkill, reported on 951026, ref SDS 11 3245, and in a study of FAR
730629 - requirements on 020504. ref SDS 44 NS6F Without energy from
730630 - connecting cause and effect, the power of knowledge fails to yield
730631 - accurate predictability, causing error, mayhem, conflict, crisis, and
730632 - calamity.
730634 - [On 041012 UCSF Medical Center reported that doctors need
730635 - medical records organized for preparing accurate and useful 2nd
730636 - opinions, ref SDS 59 4Q7Y, but this is hard to accomplish
730637 - because daily work is hectic, ref SDS 59 6KO8, people get
730638 - distracted, orderly work is boring, and supervision fails to
730639 - focus support, because accuracy seems like unnecessary
730640 - overkill. ref SDS 59 UW5H
730642 - ..
730643 - Fortune magazine reported that executives fail to execute good
730644 - management writing analysis to understand record of daily
730645 - communications, reported on 990625. ref SDS 23 0460 Andy Grove at
730646 - Intel recommends writing copious notes to avoid ambiguity of mental
730647 - maps, reviewed on 980307. ref SDS 21 3668 He further says little
730648 - things accumulate gradually to eventually bring down organizations.
730649 - ref SDS 20 2680
730651 - ..
730652 - Reality monitoring is an innate intelligence process defined in the
730653 - discipline of cognitive science within psychology. The human mind
730654 - continually cross-checks sensory perceptions against memory to avoid
730655 - mistakes that dissipate the power of knowledge, reviewed on 021118.
730656 - ref SDS 47 QS8H Diligence augments natural intelligence with tools
730657 - and processes using alphabet technology for documentation to verify
730658 - accuracy, explained in NWO. ref OF 51 PQ4M
730660 - ..
730661 - Ignoring reality monitoring under the "locality principle," per above,
730662 - ref SDS 0 YH4G, makes communication the biggest risk in enterprise,
730663 - cited in POIMS, ref OF 43 IE6L, see again Drucker, reviewed on 931130.
730664 - ref SDS 7 3851 Benefits of immediacy to expedite the work using
730665 - conversation and email devolve into "killer applications" without
730666 - complementarity for accuracy, reviewed in lecture 15, ref SDS 53 HN3M,
730667 - because errors kill productivity, driving management toward entropy,
730668 - reported on 020327. ref SDS 43 6X6H Linear, stream-of-conscious
730669 - information in meetings, calls, and email lacks energy to "connect the
730670 - dots" of cause and effect, reported by Jack Park discussing "laziness"
730671 - on 010908. ref SDS 37 YF5O Without accurate connections daily
730672 - communications lack the power of knowledge in pattern, structure, and
730673 - order that yield predictability. On 011003 Eric Armstrong noted that
730674 - communication without the power of knowledge paralizes productivity.
730675 - ref SDS 38 EC5N Gary Johnson concurred on 011006, ref SDS 39 O99K,
730676 - supporting Drucker's point.
730678 - ..
730679 - [On 040610 engineer for major technology project at DOD reports
730680 - information piling up on computers that nobody can use, because
730681 - there is no requirement at the company to connect cause and
730682 - effect for creating the power of knowledge. ref SDS 56 FF8V
730684 - ..
730685 - [On 060408 study finds information in unread email is piling up
730686 - on computers because nobody is adding energy that "connects the
730687 - dots" of cause and effect for converting information into the
730688 - power of knowledge. ref SDS 67 6O6O
730690 - ..
730691 - The locality principle supports "working intelligently" by "connecting
730692 - the dots" in information from daily meetings, calls, and documents for
730693 - accurately understanding casuality, set out in POIMS. ref OF 44 2300
730694 - Investing time to add energy that connects chronology and context
730695 - converts information into knowledge; otherwise, management degrades to
730696 - entropy, under the 2nd law of thermodynamics, ref SDS 52 566F, further
730697 - noted in the USAFIT study, reported in research record on 970707.
730698 - ref SDS 19 0108 This fits Drucker's view that consistent good results
730699 - require "good management," reviewed on 931130, ref SDS 6 WX7W, and
730700 - that "good management" routinely invests time for analysis to
730701 - understand cause and effect in the stream of daily communications.
730702 - ref SDS 7 7911
730704 - [On 060505 case study example scheduling meeting where purpose
730705 - is not known degrades productivity of complex organization.
730706 - ref SDS 70 P18O
730708 - ..
730709 - Eight (8) steps of Communication Metrics, listed in POIMS, ref OF 45
730710 - 685K, maintain alignment over time to avoid a morass of error and
730711 - rework that paralyzes productivity, reported on 011003. ref SDS 38
730712 - EC5N Failure to perform the "intelligence" work of connecting cause
730713 - and effect quickly dissipates the power of knowledge that enables
730714 - decisions that accurately predict future results, noted by Gary in his
730715 - letter on 011006. ref SDS 39 O99K
730717 - ..
730718 - The locality principle of missed connections as the core measurement
730719 - of entropy seems to support calculations in the report of cost savings
730720 - from investing time to construct connections published by USACE on
730721 - 971007. ref DRP 5 4172 Accuracy to avoid continual bumbling presents
730722 - a corollary metric of management communications devolving toward
730723 - entropy, discussed on 950204. ref SDS 8 8A9F
730725 - [On 040312 complexity and chaos lecture demonstrates value of
730726 - complexity, i.e., organization, for leveraging human talents
730727 - when energy is applied to maintain knowledge of cause and
730728 - effect, ref SDS 52 1D6I, and that natural evolution of the
730729 - business environment requires intelligence support specified in
730730 - POIMS. ref SDS 52 D85M
730732 - ..
730733 - [On 040527 requirements for technology to expend effort on
730734 - making connections that makes communication effective; cites
730735 - locality principle reviewed here; without adding energy to make
730736 - connections, communication and understanding degrade to
730737 - entropy. ref SDS 55 GM5N
730739 - ..
730740 - [On 060408 example in aerospace industry of communications
730741 - degrading to entropy. ref SDS 67 0001
730743 - ..
730744 - [On 060412 outline software provides support for structure that
730745 - reduces entropy in communications. ref SDS 68 317J
730747 - ..
730748 - [On 060425 letter asking for clarification of mechanicanistic,
730749 - Newtonian, linear, reductionist thinking applying the locality
730750 - principal energy, connections, causation, and entropy.
730751 - ref SDS 69 6P51
730753 - ..
730754 - The locality principle that relates energy, information, causality,
730755 - and time to form knowledge, ref SDS 0 YH4G, supports the common
730756 - expression...
730758 - Time is money and knowledge is power
730760 - ...cited in POIMS. ref OF 43 TP4N
730762 - ..
730763 - The explanation of "knowledge" in relation to energy connecting cause
730764 - and effect that degrades over time toward entropy, i.e., disorder,
730765 - ref SDS 0 YH4G, further indicates that the locality principle aligns
730766 - with POIMS requirements for intelligence support. ref OF 42 0561
730767 - Similarly, the idea of a "process" that transforms information into
730768 - knowledge is presented in an essay on 21st century education,
730769 - ref OF 39 IR61, that fits SDS support for continual learning,
730770 - ref OF 44 7T9I, called out as well by the Tofflers, reviewed on
730771 - 950911. ref SDS 10 2222
730773 - [On 060617 review Budiyono paper published 060602 "Dynamical
730774 - Foundation of Thermodynamical Behavior..." describes knowledge
730775 - as a mathematical proposition, ref SDS 73 K134, and extends
730776 - view that quantum mechanics reduce to classical mechanics at
730777 - the macro level with mathematical proof that locality,
730778 - uncertainty, the 2nd law, and gravity all derive from the
730779 - irreversibility of time, and so present a single law of nature.
730780 - ref SDS 73 K161
730783 - ..
730784 - Truth is a Moving Target without Intelligence to Align Cause Effect
730785 - Information Density Reduces Understanding Drives Management to Entropy
730786 - Entropy Management Failure Without Invest Add Order to Information
730787 - Signal or Noise Derived from Shannon's Information Theory Equations
730789 - "Information theory" cited in Schombert's lecture, ref SDS 0 L22S,
730790 - presents mathematical support for communication metrics, including a
730791 - theory that information without connections of causality decays order
730792 - into entropy. ref SDS 0 L22S Claude Shannon developed mathematics of
730793 - Communication Metrics in the late 1940s. Previously Shannon
730794 - formulated a theory for digital computer design while working on the
730795 - Differential Analyzer at MIT in 1937, reviewed on 960304. ref SDS 14
730796 - J46H
730798 - [On 060505 case study example scheduling meeting where purpose
730799 - is not known degrades productivity of complex organization.
730800 - ref SDS 70 P18O
730802 - ..
730803 - An article reviews Shannon's Information Theory of communication and
730804 - entropy...
730806 - Info Nation
730808 - ..
730809 - Heroes of Cyberspace: Claude Shannon
730811 - ..
730812 - by Charles A. Gimon
730814 - http://www.skypoint.com/~gimonca/shannon.html
730816 - ..
730817 - ...information theory gives engineers the math tools needed to
730818 - figure out channel capacity--how much information can go from A to
730819 - B without errors. The information you want is the "signal". The
730820 - information you don't want is "noise".
730822 - ..
730823 - In information theory, the more possible messages you could be
730824 - receiving, the more uncertainty you have about what actual message
730825 - you're getting. If you had to track the motion of each atom in the
730826 - piston of an engine, you could just say they're all moving in the
730827 - same direction. If you had to track the motion of each atom in the
730828 - hot exhaust, you would be stuck with lots more information. More
730829 - information means more entropy.
730831 - ...information theory, information is entropy, is uncertainty.
730833 - [On 060617 review Budiyono paper published 060602 "Dynamical
730834 - Foundation of Thermodynamical Behavior..." describes knowledge
730835 - as a mathematical proposition, ref SDS 73 K134, and extends
730836 - view that quantum mechanics reduce to classical mechanics at
730837 - the macro level with mathematical proof that locality,
730838 - uncertainty, the 2nd law, and gravity all derive from the
730839 - irreversibility of time, and so present a single law of nature.
730840 - ref SDS 73 K161
730843 - ..
730844 - Schombert lectures continue...
730846 - Also key to cause and effect is the concept that an object's
730847 - existence and properties are independent of the observation or
730848 - experiment and rooted in the material reality...
730850 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/reality.html
730852 - ...of Nature. ref OF 5 L217
730854 - ..
730855 - God can be viewed as the initial cause that placed the universe in
730856 - motion. ref OF 5 QSUY
730858 - ..
730859 - Schombert discusses religious aspects as part of the lecture on 040428
730860 - that presents holism in relation to quantum mechanics. ref SDS 53 824J
730861 - Lecture #20 on 040520 discusses "creation" and explains diesm and
730862 - theism as part of the presentation on cosmology. ref SDS 53 X15F The
730863 - lectures conclude on 040602 with a presentation on the anthropic
730864 - principle that discusses religion with respect to the need for a
730865 - creating cause. ref SDS 53 QP5L
730869 - ..
730870 - Alphabet Technology Locality Principle Expanded by SDS Design
730871 - SDS Design Chronology Context Connection Expand Alphabet Technology
730872 - SDS Extends Power of Alphabet for Connecting the Dots of Intelligence
730874 - Alphabet technology applies the locality principle that adds energy to
730875 - organize information so that knowledge does not decay into entropy,
730876 - noted by Shannon. ref SDS 0 FQ3O The mechanics of literacy augment
730877 - human intelligence that connects small characters into patterns of
730878 - linear representation of casuality, as explained in POIMS. ref OF 42
730879 - ER3G
730881 - ..
730882 - Literacy significantly leverages human creativity to overcome the
730883 - constraints of chaos, reviwed below. ref SDS 0 8F6N
730885 - ..
730886 - SDS expands the linear reductionist mechanism of alphabet technology,
730887 - as described in physics, ref SDS 0 DH7J, with additional dimensions of
730888 - chronology, context, and connections. These added dimensions augment
730889 - intelligence by overcoming limitations of human span of attention for
730890 - understanding cause and effect, as explained in POIMS. ref OF 45 8555
Reductionism Analysis Correlations Implications Nuance Small Inocuou
840401 - ..
840402 - Reductionism Analysis Understand Elemental Forces of Nature
840404 - Reductionism is the belief that any complex set of phenomena can be
840405 - defined or explained in terms of a relatively few simple or
840406 - primitive ones. ref OF 5 PRUX
840408 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/reductionism.html
840410 - ..
840411 - Why is "reductionism" a "belief" rather than a practice or technology
840412 - like breathing, mathematics, literacy, analysis, synthesis, review,
840413 - observation, experimentation, study, investigation, etc. Are people
840414 - who believe in "study" reductionists?
840416 - ..
840417 - Schombert lectures continue...
840419 - For example, atomism is a form of reductionism in that it holds
840420 - that everything in the Universe can be broken down into a few
840421 - simple entities (elementary particles) and laws and interactions
840422 - among them. Modern chemistry reduces chemical properties to ninety
840423 - or so basic elements (kinds of atoms) and their rules of
840424 - combination. ref OF 5 L278
840426 - ..
840427 - To a reductionist, once a set of equations or mathematical
840428 - relations has been found to describe a system, then the behavior of
840429 - the system is considered to be explained. ref OF 5 LR84
840431 - ..
840432 - Reductionism is very similar to, and has its roots from Occam's
840433 - Razor...
840435 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/occams_razor.html
840437 - ...which states that between competing ideas, the simplest theory
840438 - that fits the facts of a problem is the one that should be
840439 - selected. ref OF 5 L296
840441 - ..
840442 - Reductionism was widely accepted due to its power in prediction and
840443 - formulation. It is, at least, a good approximation of the
840444 - macroscopic world...
840446 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/images/crazy_cat.gif">
840448 - ...(although it is completely wrong for the microscope world, see
840449 - quantum physics). ref OF 5 L305
840451 - ..
840452 - Locality principle and irreversability of time that create the power
840453 - of knowledge for prediction and formulation were presented in the 1st
840454 - lecture on March 29, 2004, ref SDS 0 YH4G, and later on April 7, 2004
840455 - respectively. ref SDS 52 566F
840457 - ..
840458 - Schombert lectures continue...
840460 - Too much success is a dangerous thing since the reductionist
840461 - philosophy led to a wider, ref OF 5 L3Q1, paradigm...
840463 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/paradigm.html
840465 - ...the methodology of scientism...
840467 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/scientism.html">
840469 - ..
840470 - ...the view that everything can and should be reduced to the
840471 - properties of matter (materialism)...
840473 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/materialism.html">
840475 - ...such that emotion, aesthetics and religious experience can be
840476 - reduced to biological instinct, chemical imbalances in the brain,
840477 - etc. The 20th century reaction against reductionism is
840478 - relativism...
840480 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/relativism.html">
840482 - ..
840483 - Modern science is somewhere in between. ref OF 5 L3Q1
840485 - [On 040312 Schombert's lecture on 040428 discussing uncertainty
840486 - principle notes quantum mechanics reduce to Newtonian physics
840487 - at the macro level of daily life. ref SDS 53 MN3N
840489 - [On 040620 linear Newtonian mechanical and reductionist
840490 - thinking bitterly criticized for practice and tools of
840491 - Knowledge Management. ref SDS 57 K47Q
Determinism Rational Universe Everything an Effect of Original Cause
A00401 - ..
A00402 - Determinism Excuses Free Will Rational Universe Everything Set
A00404 - Reductionism implies a philosophy of "determinism" that everything
A00405 - has a cause, and that a particular cause leads to a unique effect.
A00406 - Another way of stating this is that for everything that happens
A00407 - there are conditions such that, given them, nothing else could
A00408 - happen. ref OF 5 LSRY
A00410 - ..
A00411 - Determinism is the theory that all events, including moral choices,
A00412 - are completely determined by previously existing causes that
A00413 - preclude free will and the possibility that humans could have acted
A00414 - otherwise. ref OF 5 TS9N
A00416 - ..
A00417 - The theory holds that the Universe is utterly rational because
A00418 - complete knowledge of any given situation assures that unerring
A00419 - knowledge of its future is also possible. ref OF 5 TS9N
A00421 - ..
A00422 - Indeterminism, on the other hand, though not denying behavioral
A00423 - patterns and extrinsic forces on human actions, recognizes free
A00424 - choice. ref OF 5 L36T
A00426 - ..
A00427 - Implicit to determinism is the fact that every event happens of
A00428 - necessity. It has to happen; the Universe has no choice.
A00429 - ref OF 5 L674
A00431 - ..
A00432 - Determinism also implies that everything is predictable given
A00433 - enough information. Since Newtonian or classical physics...
A00435 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/newtonian.html
A00437 - ...is rigidly determinist, both in the predictions of its equations
A00438 - and its foundations, then there is no room for chance, surprise and
A00439 - creativity. ref OF 5 L3XY Everything is as it has to be, which
A00440 - gave rise to the concept of a clockwork Universe.
A00442 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/clockwork_universe.html
A00444 - ..
A00445 - Attributing to Newton the proposition of "determinism" defined as
A00446 - voiding determination of causation as irrelevant, because all events
A00447 - are pre-determined, seems conflicting with Newton's alleged discovery
A00448 - of gravity by observing an apple fall from a tree. Newton seems to
A00449 - have been bright enough to grasp that if he chose to pick the apple,
A00450 - it would not have fallen, i.e., people can choose to intervene and
A00451 - disrupt causal chain of events. This capability gives rise to
A00452 - "decisions" and in particular with contract notice provisions.
A00453 - Traffic stop signs further depend on people making a determination to
A00454 - change course in order to cause a different effect.
Laws of Nature Mathematical Constants Guide Universe Regularities Ex
AL0401 - ..
AL0402 - Regularities Experience Discover Laws of Nature Paradigms Constant
AL0403 - Laws of Nature Discover Mathematical Constants Guide Universe
AL0405 - The rise of science during the Age of Reason produced the idea that
AL0406 - there is a hidden order in Nature, which is mathematical in form
AL0407 - and could be uncovered by investigation. This hidden order could
AL0408 - be expressed in the form of mathematical principles, or laws of
AL0409 - Nature. ref OF 5 LTPW
AL0411 - ..
AL0412 - Direct connections between events are usually apparent to the
AL0413 - senses. Scientific theories provide contextual framework for
AL0414 - measurements to establish and quantify precise cause and effect.
AL0415 - ref OF 5 M542
AL0417 - ..
AL0418 - Regularities in Nature are an objective fact, thus we do not impose
AL0419 - laws onto Nature. Consistent laws of Nature leads to the role of
AL0420 - scientific discovery. ref OF 5 L451
AL0422 - ..
AL0423 - The laws of Nature are eternal, absolute and have an independent
AL0424 - existence outside the physical conditions of an experiment.
AL0425 - Success in the scientific method rests on the reproducibility of
AL0426 - the results. ref OF 5 L484
AL0428 - ..
AL0429 - Natural law is sometimes used to express laws of nature as presented
AL0430 - on the Internet, and says in part...
AL0432 - Natural law is law that exists independently of the positive
AL0433 - law of a given political order, society or nation-state.
AL0435 - As a genre, natural law is the law of nature...
AL0437 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_law
AL0439 - ..
AL0440 - Natural laws like the law of gravity express properties that occur
AL0441 - naturally in the universe independent of human will and craft.
AL0443 - ..
AL0444 - Reproducable results yield laws of nature that define the structure of
AL0445 - matter and forces of interaction discussed above, ref SDS 0 RP6K,
AL0446 - based on rational order of the locality principle, also above.
AL0447 - ref SDS 0 YH4G
AL0449 - ..
AL0450 - Schombert later cites in lecture 28 on 040602 mathematical constants
AL0451 - for the laws of nature that guide the universe, in reviewing the
AL0452 - anthropic principle. ref SDS 53 QP5L
AL0454 - ..
AL0455 - Philosophy of science based on constant mathematical laws of nature
AL0456 - derived from understanding order and structure, discussed above,
AL0457 - ref SDS 0 S49N, drive belief in paradigms under the locality principle
AL0458 - of cause and effect, ref SDS 0 YH4G, for navigating through a complex
AL0459 - world by making decisions that yield consistent results.
AL0461 - ..
AL0462 - Laws of nature that describe physical properties and forces are
AL0463 - sometimes called...
AL0465 - eternal law
AL0467 - ..
AL0468 - Natural law likewise derives from constant biological properties,
AL0469 - characteristics, needs, and drives of human life: breathing, water,
AL0470 - food, shelter, protection, reproduction, freedom of action to satisify
AL0471 - needs and drives, i.e., pursuit of happiness, Jefferson presented in
AL0472 - the Declearation of Independence...
AL0474 - We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are
AL0475 - created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with
AL0476 - certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty
AL0477 - and the pursuit of Happiness.
AL0479 - ..
AL0480 - Natural law can differentiated from...
AL0482 - divine law..................... achieving salvation
AL0484 - Sometimes "natural law" is also called "God's Law" and the "Law
AL0485 - of God."
AL0487 - ..
AL0488 - common law................... evolves from jurisprudence
AL0490 - ..
AL0491 - positive law.................. man made law
AL0493 - 1. king's law
AL0494 - 2. legislated law
AL0496 - ...however, generally all of these forms of law strive to accomodate
AL0497 - and laws of nature, i.e., to accomodate and further "natural" human
AL0498 - needs.
AL0500 - ..
AL0501 - Natural law is further distinguished from laws of nature in the
AL0502 - context of legal theory - see...
AL0504 - Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
AL0506 - ...stating in part...
AL0508 - Natural law moral theory is committed only to the objectivity of
AL0509 - moral norms. There is debate about socpe and application, e.g.,
AL0510 - Moore, Sayre-McCord
AL0512 - http://www.iep.utm.edu/n/natlaw.htm
AL0514 - ..
AL0515 - Natural law derives standards of morality from the nature of the
AL0516 - world and the nature of human beings. St. Thomas Aquinas
AL0518 - ..
AL0519 - Some norms are authoritative in virtue of their moral content, even
AL0520 - when there is no convention that makes moral merit a criterion of
AL0521 - legal validity. The idea that the concepts of law and morality
AL0522 - intersect in some way is called the Overlap Thesis.
AL0524 - ..
AL0525 - Aquinas maintains that law promulgated by human beings is valid
AL0526 - only insofar as its content conforms to the content of the natural
AL0527 - law; as Aquinas puts the point: "[E]very human law has just so much
AL0528 - of the nature of law as is derived from the law of nature. But if
AL0529 - in any point it deflects from the law of nature, it is no longer a
AL0530 - law but a perversion of law" (ST I-II, Q.95, A.II). To paraphrase
AL0531 - Augustine's famous remark, an unjust law is really no law at all.
AL0533 - ..
AL0534 - The idea that a norm that does not conform to the natural law
AL0535 - cannot be legally valid is the defining thesis of conceptual
AL0536 - naturalism. As William Blackstone describes the thesis, "This law
AL0537 - of nature, being co-eval with mankind and dictated by God himself,
AL0538 - is of course superior in obligation to any other. It is binding
AL0539 - over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times: no human
AL0540 - laws are of any validity, if contrary to this; and such of them as
AL0541 - are valid derive all their force, and all their authority,
AL0542 - mediately or immediately, from this original" (1979, 41). In this
AL0543 - passage, Blackstone articulates the two claims that constitute the
AL0544 - theoretical core of conceptual naturalism: 1) there can be no
AL0545 - legally valid standards that conflict with the natural law; and 2)
AL0546 - all valid laws derive what force and authority they have from the
AL0547 - natural law.
Models Theories Paradigm Paradox Science Moves in Leaps Thomas Kuhn
BA0401 - ..
BA0402 - Models Theories and Paradigms Science Moves in Leaps
BA0403 - Evolution Science Discovery in Leaps with Enabling Forces
BA0404 - Kuhn Enabling Forces Drive Science Discovery Evolution in Leaps
BA0405 - Paradigm Paradox Disbelief Until Experience forms New Paradigms
BA0407 - Scientific theories "discover" models of the world, e.g., Hawking
BA0408 - radiation...
BA0410 - http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/images/hawking_radiation.gif
BA0412 - ...refers to a mathematical relationship. A true discovery would
BA0413 - refer to the observation of the phenomenon in Nature (with respect
BA0414 - to Hawking radiation, no one has yet directly observed a black
BA0415 - hole). ref OF 5 LUPX
BA0417 - ..
BA0418 - Models or theories of science are called paradigms. Reductionism
BA0419 - was one of the founding paradigms of science that yielded 300 years
BA0420 - of progress. Science strives to discover truth through the prism
BA0421 - of paradigms rather than adhere to dogma. ref OF 5 LU54
BA0423 - ..
BA0424 - Thomas Kuhn argued that science moves in leaps. Paradigms become
BA0425 - standards in which new ideas are tested. New theories encounter
BA0426 - disbelief, then grudging acceptance as people gain experience, and
BA0427 - eventually form the next paradigm. Each paradigm shift, or science
BA0428 - revolution, leads to a major step forward in our understanding of
BA0429 - the underlying reality. ref OF 5 L574
BA0431 - ..
BA0432 - Evolution lecture 09 does not mention the role of enabling forces that
BA0433 - cause "quantum leaps" in changing order, structure, pattern of
BA0434 - complexity. ref SDS 52 JT9K
BA0436 - ..
BA0437 - Schombert's explanation that "disbelief moves to grudging acceptance"
BA0438 - simplifies experience showing ignorance, fear, and denial drive people
BA0439 - to resist new ideas, per Schombert's observation about "fear of the
BA0440 - unknown," above. ref SDS 0 KR5M Scientists use standards and
BA0441 - paradigms as dogma to avoid trauma investing time for cognitive
BA0442 - overhead to investigate (see NWO, ref OF 52 LH6K) that disrupts faith,
BA0443 - belief, practices and investments centered around existing methods, in
BA0444 - like manner as mechanics, executives, bakers, teachers, politicians,
BA0445 - beauticians, managers, doctors, engineers, theologians, and everyone
BA0446 - on the planet. An example is resistance to SDS and POIMS reported on
BA0447 - 000922. ref SDS 32 EF84
BA0449 - ..
BA0450 - Example of emotional "war" between disbelief and belief, leading to
BA0451 - grudging acceptance of SDS for a new way of working is discussion on
BA0452 - 020110 showing great swings in evaluating SDS. ref SDS 41 DL5O
BA0456 - ..
BA0457 - Willfully Blind Frustrating Waiting for the Water to Boil
BA0458 - Waiting for the Water to Boil Frustrating Overcoming Willfully Blind
BA0459 - 50 Years to Accept Error in Proof by Prominent Mathetician Von Neuman
BA0460 - Locality Principle Von Neuman People Refused to Accept Errors in Proof
BA0462 - An example of scientific intransigence was the debate among Einstein,
BA0463 - Von Neumann, Hermann, Bohm, Bell, et al, beginning in the mid-1930s
BA0464 - about the locality principle and quantum mechanics, cited above.
BA0465 - ref SDS 0 YH4G
BA0467 - [...wave particle duality described as complementarity was
BA0468 - part of the Einstein-Bohr debate.
BA0470 - ..
BA0471 - [On 051113 von Neuman cited in NWO to explain transformation
BA0472 - from analog to digital computers, relating history of ENIAC.
BA0473 - ref SDS 63 AF8I
BA0476 - ..
BA0477 - Faith in Fiction Impentrable by Truth Paradigm Paradox Inoculates
BA0478 - Walking through the Valley of Death Experts Frozen by Faith
BA0479 - Official View Reality Paradigm Paradox Better Ideas Rubbished
BA0480 - Rubbished Idea Conflicts Prevailing Paradigm Official View Reality
BA0483 - ..
BA0484 - Fergus Ray-Murray explains in a paper...
BA0486 - Quantum Entanglement and Causality
BA0487 - Spooky Action at a Distance - Einstein and Locality
BA0488 - Einstein Special Relativity Locality Spooky action
BA0489 - Locality Separability Classical Quantum Mechanics Diverge
BA0491 - ..
BA0492 - In 1935, Einstein along with several of his graduate students
BA0493 - published an article called the "EPR Paper" that reported errors in
BA0494 - von Neumann's 1932 proof of quantum mechanics that overlooked the
BA0495 - locality principle in rejecting particle definite states, and so
BA0496 - contradicted relativity theory, including the irreversibility of time,
BA0497 - by allowing events to be influenced by action in the future. Einstein
BA0498 - postulated that particles must have definite states to account for
BA0499 - measurements of "spooky action at a distance" not yet recognized by
BA0500 - quantum mechanics, as shown by von Neumann's proof. ref OF 38 PQVY
BA0501 - For over 20 years, the scientific community ignored errors that
BA0502 - everyone wanted to be correct, because von Neumann was the "new"
BA0503 - expert, ref OF 38 4QYQ, further illustrating innate human drive, even
BA0504 - amoung scientists, to rely on personalities, for a short-cut to
BA0505 - "credibility," rather than invest time for cognitive overhead to study
BA0506 - the merits of ideas...
BA0508 - ..
BA0509 - [On 040312 Schombert's lecture on 040428 discussing
BA0510 - uncertainty principle notes quantum mechanics reduce to
BA0511 - Newtonian, classical physics at the macro level of daily
BA0512 - life. ref SDS 53 MN3N and also ref SDS 53 GT5S
BA0514 - ..
BA0515 - [On 040312 Schombert's lecture 15 Copenhagen Interpretation
BA0516 - of quantum mechanics Einstein's cites quantum mechanics
BA0517 - incomplete theory of uncertainty principle, due to hidden
BA0518 - variables. ref SDS 53 GT5O
BA0520 - ..
BA0521 - [On 040312 holism posed to explain complementary forces
BA0522 - under wave particle duality theory of light that cannot be
BA0523 - explained by component forces. ref SDS 53 B65L
BA0525 - ..
BA0526 - [On 040312 Hawking cites Bell experiments disprove hidden
BA0527 - variable theory, ref SDS 53 LF3J, that Einstein suggested
BA0528 - makes quantum mechanics incomplete. ref SDS 53 UZ8M
BA0530 - ..
BA0531 - [On 051113 NWO cites Tesla invented alternating electrical
BA0532 - current for public utilities was ignored and rubbished by
BA0533 - experts with faith in a fiction impenetrable by truth.
BA0534 - ref SDS 63 C58G
BA0536 - ..
BA0537 - [On 050113 NWO cites Atanasoff invented digital computer
BA0538 - was ignored and rubbished in 1941 and 1942 by experts at
BA0539 - IBM, the US Navy, and Harvard. ref SDS 63 O64H
BA0541 - ..
BA0542 - [On 050113 NWO cites Mauchly design for ENIAC digital
BA0543 - computer was ignored and rubbished in 1941 by experts at
BA0544 - Moore School of Engineering, ref SDS 63 GI6M
BA0546 - ..
BA0547 - [On 051113 NWO cites Army Lieutenant Goldstein and Captain
BA0548 - Gallon told in 1942 by experts at IBM, Harvard, Bell Labs,
BA0549 - etc., that Mauchly's design for a digital computer was "for
BA0550 - the birds" and would never work. ref SDS 63 GI6M
BA0552 - ..
BA0553 - [On 060129 Doug Engelbart's work augmenting intelligence
BA0554 - blocked by prevailing paradigm. ref SDS 65 V97M
BA0556 - ..
BA0557 - [On 060617 review Budiyono paper published 060602
BA0558 - "Dynamical Foundation of Thermodynamical Behavior..."
BA0559 - describes knowledge as a mathematical proposition,
BA0560 - ref SDS 73 K134, and extends view that quantum mechanics
BA0561 - reduce to classical mechanics at the macro level with
BA0562 - mathematical proof that locality, uncertainty, the 2nd law,
BA0563 - and gravity all derive from the irreversibility of time,
BA0564 - and so present a single law of nature. ref SDS 73 K161
BA0566 - ..
BA0567 - In 1952, ...David Bohm succeeded in what von Neumann had
BA0568 - apparently shown to be impossible: He created a fully working
BA0569 - "hidden variables" interpretation. His theory constituted a
BA0570 - convincing counter-example to the von Neumann "proof", but was
BA0571 - generally ignored or rubbished for some time. Many physicists
BA0572 - believed rather vaguely that someone or other had shown how
BA0573 - Bohm couldn't possibly be right -- that some gaping flaw in
BA0574 - Bohm's logic had been exposed, showing why his theory had to be
BA0575 - wrong. But there was no such flaw; Bohm's theory, though
BA0576 - inelegant, stood in stark defiance of the alleged impossibility
BA0577 - of an ontological interpretation of quantum mechanics (that is,
BA0578 - one which tries to give a description of the world itself, and
BA0579 - not just rules determining what we can say about it). John von
BA0580 - Neumann had, in fact, been quite wrong. ref OF 38 420P
BA0582 - ..
BA0583 - In 1935 the von Neumann proof was actually refuted - its fatal
BA0584 - logical flaw exposed - by a little-heard of female German
BA0585 - mathematician by the name of Grete Hermann (footnote 7).
BA0586 - Nobody seems to have paid any attention at all until 1974. In
BA0587 - 1952 David Bohm formulated a theory which demonstrated quite
BA0588 - clearly, for anyone who took the time to look at it, that von
BA0589 - Neumann couldn't possibly be right. ref OF 38 PRRS
BA0591 - ..
BA0592 - When Bohm's theory was published it was attacked by several
BA0593 - eminent physicists, and subsequently it was widely treated as
BA0594 - if it had been refuted. But it had not. As Bell put it
BA0595 - "...even Pauli, Rosenfeld, and Heisenberg, could produce no
BA0596 - more devastating criticism of Bohm's version than to brand it
BA0597 - as "metaphysical" and "ideological" (footnote 8). People not
BA0598 - only ignored Bohm's theory - they actually kept producing new
BA0599 - variations on the proof showing why it couldn't possibly exist,
BA0600 - well after 1952. When Bell finally showed what was wrong with
BA0601 - such proofs in a paper which people actually paid attention to
BA0602 - (footnote 9), one might have expected that people would finally
BA0603 - stop making the same mistake. But they did not. People kept
BA0604 - on producing impossibility proofs with closely related errors
BA0605 - at least as late as 1978, twelve years after their central
BA0606 - fallacy was brought to the fore by Bell, twenty-six years after
BA0607 - a convincing counter-example was shown to exist - and
BA0608 - forty-three years after von Neumann's proof had first been
BA0609 - disproven.
BA0611 - [On 040312 Schombert's lecture on 040428 discussing
BA0612 - uncertainty principle notes quantum mechanics reduce to
BA0613 - Newtonian, classical physics at the macro level of daily
BA0614 - life. ref SDS 53 MN3N
BA0616 - ..
BA0617 - [On 060617 review Budiyono paper published 060602
BA0618 - "Dynamical Foundation of Thermodynamical Behavior..."
BA0619 - describes knowledge as a mathematical proposition,
BA0620 - ref SDS 73 K134, and extends view that quantum mechanics
BA0621 - reduce to classical mechanics at the macro level with
BA0622 - mathematical proof that locality, uncertainty, the 2nd law,
BA0623 - and gravity all derive from the irreversibility of time,
BA0624 - and so present a single law of nature. ref SDS 73 K161
BA0626 - ..
BA0627 - Transformation to new way of working is slowed by cultural resistance
BA0628 - of bright people invested in popular paradigms, per above. ref SDS 0
BA0629 - HH3M Andy Grove describes trying to get successful executives to
BA0630 - improve the work is like walking through the "Valley of Death,"
BA0631 - reported on 980307. ref SDS 21 1657 Morris Jones had the same
BA0632 - experience at Chips and Technologies, reported on 951228. ref SDS 12
BA0633 - RL7L On 990527 Morris described cultural resistance to improvement.
BA0634 - ref SDS 22 1233
BA0636 - ..
BA0637 - On 000922 people search for a Knowledge Management solution ignored
BA0638 - SDS and POIMS because the ideas were beyond experience. ref SDS 32
BA0639 - EF84, SDS capabilities were beyond reach working with familiar tools
BA0640 - in familiar ways. ref SDS 32 U23L On 010520 there was concern that
BA0641 - the executive committee at SRI would all quit, if SDS were implemented
BA0642 - to work intelligently for avoiding mistakes. ref SDS 35 E688
BA0644 - [On 040622 experts in Knowledge Management promote professional
BA0645 - events that advocate resisting technology and relying on
BA0646 - conversation. ref SDS 58 489K
BA0648 - ..
BA0649 - [On 080206 without education, training, and experience Knowledge
BA0650 - Management engineers prefer paradigm of conversation, memory, and
BA0651 - assumption; willfully blind refusing to see demonstrations of
BA0652 - seminal technology that advances established capabilities, refuse
BA0653 - to "study what works," and resist capturing record of experience
BA0654 - that grows understanding of new ideas for Knowledge Management,
BA0655 - because the bliss of ignorance in the dark is more attractive than
BA0656 - fearing the light of knowledge. ref SDS 77 RR88
BA0659 - ..
BA0660 - Tesla's struggles with AC current illustrates scientific resistance.
BA0661 - ref OF 52 QT8G On 011210 Buckminster Fuller cited 50 years for
BA0662 - transformation to new paradigm. ref SDS 40 R66K
BA0664 - ..
BA0665 - Recent example is the story at SRI reported on 030808. ref SDS 48 S67H
BA0667 - ..
BA0668 - Kuhn wrote "The Structure of Scientific Revolution" in 1962, published
BA0669 - University of Chicago Press, whic addresses the paradigm paradox.
BA0671 - ..
BA0672 - Outline of Kuhn's book is listed...
BA0674 - http://www.des.emory.edu/mfp/Kuhn.html
BA0676 - ..
BA0677 - IX The Nature and Necessity of Scientific Revolutions
BA0679 - http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/us/kuhn.htm
BA0681 - ...which seems to be chapter 9 in the book.
BA0683 - ..
BA0684 - Paradigms resist improvment, but the need for improvement is so great
BA0685 - that people continue to address the problem.
BA0687 - ..
BA0688 - This fits Drucker's comment that people have given up on improving
BA0689 - communication by augmenting intelligence, reviewed on 931130,
BA0690 - ref SDS 7 3851, but the need is so great that folks keep going to
BA0691 - seminars and reading essays that don't have a prayer of working,
BA0692 - because communication requires 80% - 90% of the time managing the
BA0693 - work, reported on 890809, ref SDS 2 8812, and on 960919. ref SDS 18
BA0694 - 9834
BA0698 - ..
BA0699 - End of Science?
BA0702 - Schombert lectures continue...
BA0704 - There is discussion about the end of science knowledge posing the
BA0705 - prospect there is nothing further to investigate. ref OF 5 LUYT
BA0707 - ..
BA0708 - To the extent that science is the process of inquiry, see POIMS,
BA0709 - ref OF 45 6649, then the end can only occur with extinction of the
BA0710 - human mind.
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