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S U M M A R Y


DIARY: November 8, 1999 07:19 PM Monday; Rod Welch

Ross sent letter on helping Hutch with writing.

1...Summary/Objective
2...Voice Recognition May support SDS with IBM's Wearable PC
3...Hutch's Paper on Prometheus Develops Connection to Religion
4...Mythology Defines Human Character
5...Prometheus Wisest Titan, He Could Fortell the Future
6...Pandora's Box KM Dilemma of Complexity or Summary
7...Knowledge Management Dilemma - Complexity or Summary? Pandora's Box
8...Dilemma of the Ages - Truth or Consequences - Aristotle v. Prometheus
9...The Gods Eternally Fear Enlightenment and Banish the Light Givers
.............."...knew or reasonably should have known!"
.......................Dilemma of the Ages
...........T.r u t h o r C o n s e q u n e c e s
10...Alphabet Unlocked Power of the Mind Long Before Cognitive Science
11...Past is Prologue, Analysis Powerful Engine of Civilization
12...History of Writing from "Writing of History" - Power of Analysis
................Thucydides and the Writing of History
........Kingwood College
........American Cultural History of Education
........The Beginning of the Public Education System
........History of Education in California
13...Literacy Improved Orality and Poetry for Communication and Memory
.....Meetings Ignore the Record and Analysis Unproductive Waste Time
.....Entertain Speech Exaggerates to Hold Attention, Avoid Analysis
.....Speech Entertains, Exaggerates, Instructs, Analysis Avoided
.....People Can Align Communication for About 1 Minute
.....Promise of POIMS Reflects Poetry Role of Memory Aid
.....Meaning Drift in Oral Communication Solved by Poetry
.....Oral Communication Exaggerates to Entertain and Aid Memory
.....Poetry was an early technology to store and accurately remember
14...History foretells the Future Through Analysis of Trends, Patterns
15...Alphabet Technology Improved Human Methods of Thought and Memory
16...Alphabet Explosive Technology Revolutionized Culture and Civilization
17...Civilization Exploded with Stable "Operating System" Using the Alphabet
18...Intelligence Advances Alphabet Technology from Information to Knowledge
.......................Alphabetic Mind
19...2000 Years Stable Foundation Builds Civilization
20...Superhuman People Enabled by Alphabet Creativity Advanced by SDS
.....Public Utility Alphabet Helps Everyone Owned by No One
.....SDS Strengthens Creativity by Advancing Alphabet Technology
.....Homer was actually a conglomerate of different people whose
21...Opposing Argument Against Alphabetic Mind
22...Technology that Overwhelms Analysis Deprograms Alphabetic Mind
23...Paradigm Shift from Orality to Literacy Continues
......Com Metrics Shifts Paradigm from Information to Intelligence
24...Children Learn Literacy, Adults Practice Oral Communication
25...Intelligence Powerful Technology for Classroom and Office of Today
26...Pressures to Expedite Using Conversation Errode Reliance on Literacy
27...New Tools and Roles (Scribe) Needed for Knowledge Revolution
28...Research Spawns Further Inquiry to Move Civilization Forward


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Writing Most Powerful Technology; History of Alphabet,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Scribe Applies Tools for Advance on Alphabet Technology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
1 Minute Align Understanding from Conversation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Plato Advocates Literacy over Oral Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Communication Biggest Risk of Mistakes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Literacy Declines in Work Place                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Verbal Skills Avoid Accountability, Gain Credit, Training                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Voice Recognition to be Marketed by IBM Enabling Technology for SDS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Prometheus Introduced Alphabet Legend Delivered Fire from Gods, Was B                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
3911 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
3911 -    ..
3912 - Summary/Objective                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
3913 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
391301 - Follow up ref SDS B3  0000, ref SDS A6  0000.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391302 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391303 - Ross is helping Hutch with writing.  Hutch submitted a paper on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391304 - Prometheus, and developed religious implications. ref SDS 0 4355                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
391305 - Hutch's example spawned further research on the Greek classics that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391306 - yielded the history of writing. ref SDS 0 7048  The alphabet is a core                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391307 - competency that supports analysis of inherent organization and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
391308 - sequence, which underlay all educational disciplines and drive the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391309 - advance of civilization.  Literacy solves subtle weaknesses of oral                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391310 - communication and thought. ref SDS 0 5628  Technology made possible by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391311 - literacy is causing information overload that, in combination with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391312 - cultural forces, causes daily work to suppress literacy and rely more                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391313 - prominently on the weaker practice of orality.  Communication Metrics                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391314 - offers a solution by enhancing use of alphabet so that it supports                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391315 - "intelligence" rather than mere analysis. ref SDS 0 7380                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
391317 -  ..
391318 - Sent requests for support on improving alphabet. ref SDS 0 6995                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391319 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391320 -    [On 991117 sent follow up to Ross. ref SDS B6 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391321 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391322 -    [On 991116 received letter from John Hilton. ref SDS B5 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391323 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391324 -    [On 991129 sent letter to Arion on improving literacy. ref SDS C0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
391325 -    3283]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
391327 -     ..
391328 -    [On 991204 national initiative launched to reduce medical mistakes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
391329 -    ref SDS C2 0889                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
391330 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391331 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
3914 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
3915 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
3916 - XN0Q Progress
3917 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
391701 - Received ref DRT 1 0001 from Ross responding to ref DIP 8 0001 sent                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391702 - yesterday. ref SDS B3  0812                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391703 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391704 - He saw the 49er game on television, and said the down pour of rain is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391705 - now headed his way in New York. ref DRT 1 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391706 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391707 -     Ross does not mention that the only thing worse than the quagmire                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391708 -     on the 49ers field, was the play, or lack thereof, by the 49ers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391709 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391711 -  ..
391712 - Ross reviewed the record in 1994 and 1995 on hiking up Half Dome,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391713 - ref DRT 1 5933, which is cited in my letter. ref DIP 8 2494, as noted                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391714 - at ref SDS B3  5607                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391715 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391717 -  ..
391718 - He does not mention how "new Math" mention in my letter, ref SDS B3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391719 - 5994, might relate to Hutch's good grades in math.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391720 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391722 -  ..
391723 - Voice Recognition May support SDS with IBM's Wearable PC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391724 - 
391725 - Ross mentions IBM may announce a move into the wearable PC market, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391726 - suggests the voice recognition capability might support SDS.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391727 - ref DRT 1 4622  On 920402 Ross cited voice recognition, ref SDS 13                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
391728 - 4W5M to help meet requirements at IBM for style and image of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391729 - management. ref SDS 13 0344                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391731 -  ..
391732 - This could be part of "audio mining" technology reviewed on 990404.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391733 - ref SDS 83 3060                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391734 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391735 -    [On 000329 sent follow up letter to Ross. ref SDS D7 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391736 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391737 -    [On 010510 Steve Balmer at Microsoft says speech recognition has a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391738 -    lot of errors that require correction. ref SDS E8 GB8I                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391740 -     ..
391741 -    [On 010619 ask about speech recognition support for "Cognitive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391742 -    Radio" being developed conceptually by John Deneen. ref SDS E9 0H5O                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391744 -     ..
391745 -    [On 030807 Jerry Nord at CSG investigating marketing SDS with PDAs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391746 -    that support handwriting and voice data entry. ref SDS G1 OI5J                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
391748 -     ..
391749 -    [On 040221 CALO project at SRI planning to develop AI solution that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
391750 -    reasons, learns from experience. ref SDS G3 HV46                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391752 -  ..
391753 - On 980214 IBM's initiative into "business intelligence" could have                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391754 - supported SDS. ref SDS 54 0001  Earlier, Ross facilitated a meeting on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391755 - 941114 where IBM found that SDS improves management in unique and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391756 - powerful ways. ref SDS 24 5380  On 950607 IBM spent $4B to buy Lotus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
391757 - Notes, which reduces management productivity. ref SDS 32 6006                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391758 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391759 -  1. SDS adds "intelligence," to management, significantly extending                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391760 -     the power of the alphabet, discussed below. ref SDS 0 3339 and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391761 -     ref SDS 0 4788                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391763 -      ..
391764 -  2. The Internet offers a powerful avenue to distribute intelligence                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391765 -     generated by SDS, analogous to the system of roads that make                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
391766 -     automobiles a successful business.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391767 -         ..
391768 -         People can directly observe and experience this benefit.
391769 -         Many comment favorably, e.g., on 981104. ref DRP 5 4550  Dave                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
391770 -         Vannier at Intel on 990907. ref SDS 93 0149  Others get lost                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
391771 -         in what amounts to the subconscious connections of the mind,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391772 -         e.g., on 990211. ref SDS 75 3780                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
391774 -      ..
391775 -  3. Gas stations are another enabling technology for the automobile,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391776 -     explained by Christensen reviewed on 990527 as essential                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391777 -     ingredients to achieve marketing breakthroughs for disruptive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391778 -     technologies, like SDS. ref SDS 86 1221                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391780 -      ..
391781 -  4. A wearable PC could be promoted as the "gas station" for SDS where                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391782 -     the CEO pulls into the meeting and says,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391783 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391784 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391785 -                "Filler up with high octane information."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391786 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391788 -      ..
391789 -     That would make a great ad, showing the CEO spreading intelligence                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391790 -     throughout the Internet after the meeting.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
391792 -      ..
391793 -     The Gas Station analogy, however, is not as strong as the Internet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391794 -     analogy.  The wearable PC only captures information, which then                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391795 -     must be converted into useful "intelligence," with SDS tools. This                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391796 -     idea was reviewed most recently on 990225. ref SDS 78 4758                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391798 -      ..
391799 -     Still it's a thought.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391800 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391802 -  ..
391803 - Hutch's Paper on Prometheus Develops Connection to Religion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391804 - 
391805 - Ross advises that Hutch submitted a paper on the legend of Prometheus,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391806 - which draws religious meaning from the ancient fable. ref OF 9 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391808 -  ..
391809 - This is ambitious work for the ninth grade.  Ross reviewed the paper                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391810 - with Hutch.  He supports proactive help for young people to develop                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391811 - critical thinking in the formative years, ref DRT 1 3955, per my                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391812 - letter, ref DIP 8 4822, and ref DIP 8 2916, submitted yesterday.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391813 - ref SDS B3  0812                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391815 -  ..
391816 - Cultural pressures from media and the work place that urge reliance on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
391817 - speaking skills, reviewed below, ref SDS 0 1092, indicate that early                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391818 - intervention to learn and apply skills for written analysis can yield                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391819 - advantages throughout a career in avoiding the weaknesses of verbal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391820 - communication, also cited below, as reported in Fortune on why CEOs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391821 - succeed and fail. ref SDS 0 7055                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
391823 -  ..
391824 - Hutch's research spawned inquiry on interpreting the meaning of Greek                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391825 - myths, per below. ref SDS 0 6995                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
391826 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391827 -            [On 061015 Hutch's paper inspires modern theory advancing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
391828 -            civilization by "moving the chains." ref SDS H2 4K3R                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391830 -  ..
391831 - The Perseus project has quite a bit about ancient Greece...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
391832 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391833 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391834 -                  http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391835 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391836 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391837 - ...which has a link to Prometheus at...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
391838 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391839 -       http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/encyclopedia?entry=Prometheus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391841 -  ..
391842 - Looking up Prometheus produced a lot of companies selling different                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391843 - things.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
391845 -  ..
391846 - Finally, found an explanation for the legend of Prometheus, which                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391847 - seems possibly truncated, but provides overall concept. ref OF 9 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
391848 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391850 -  ..
391851 - Mythology Defines Human Character                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391852 - Prometheus Wisest Titan, He Could Fortell the Future                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391853 - 
391854 - Another site explains Gods, Heroes, etc., ref OF 10 0001, and has a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391855 - short explanation of Prometheus....it means "forethought," because he                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391856 - could foretell the future. ref OF 10 2214                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391858 -  ..
391859 - Bulfinch's Mythology, ref OF 11 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
391860 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391862 -         ..
391863 -        http://www.webcom.com/shownet/medea/bulfinch/welcome.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
391864 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391865 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391866 - ...has a longer explanation of Prometheus. ref OF 11 0788                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391868 -  ..
391869 - Bulfinch has extensive review on origins of Greek mythology,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391870 - ref OF 12 0001, see original source...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391871 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391872 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391873 -        http://www.webcom.com/shownet/medea/bulfinch/bull35.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391874 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391876 -       ..
391877 -      [On 991124 research indicates origins of mythology are in human                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
391878 -      curiosity derived from the need to seek out resources to sustain                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391879 -      life. ref SDS B8 9077]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391881 -  ..
391882 - There is a website for images of Greek mythology...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391883 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391884 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391885 -         http://www.pantheon.org/mythica/gallery/greek/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
391886 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391887 - ...thumbnails are at...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
391888 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391889 -         http://www.pantheon.org/mythica/gallery/thumbnails/greek/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391891 -  ..
391892 - Shakespear is linked in Bulfinch, as well...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391893 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391894 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391895 -            http://daphne.palomar.edu/shakespeare/life.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
391896 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391898 -  ..
391899 - Prometheus in modern times symbolizes science and technology that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391900 - augment natural talent, which suggests reference to the alphabet as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391901 - the first technology that advanced human cognition beyond orality,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
391902 - noted below. ref SDS 0 5628                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
391904 -  ..
391905 - Pandora is associated with Prometheus in one account, ref OF 9 0588.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
391907 -  ..
391908 - Others say it was his brother, Epithemeus, who married the alluring                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391909 - Pandora, as a gift from Jupitor, and ignoring his brother's warning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391910 - against accepting gifts from the gods.  Today, humanity still suffers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
391911 - the folly of Epithemeus, evident by the furtive appeal of email,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
391912 - ref DIP 4 1045, and the siren song of the cell phone.  We are informed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
391913 - that after opening the jar and loosening the scourge of plague upon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391914 - the earth, to this day, only "hope" remains in Pandora's box.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
391915 - ref OF 11 1620  Thus, the gods turned a jar into a box.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
391916 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391917 -     [below Pandora illustrates knowledge management dilemma.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
391918 -     ref SDS 0 0795]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
391920 -  ..
391921 - To get the full story, we have to investigate different sources.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
391923 -  ..
391924 - Hercules is alleged to have finally save Prometheus. ref OF 10 2214                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
391925 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391926 -      http://www.pantheon.org/mythica/articles/h/heracles.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
391927 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391928 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
391929 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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SUBJECTS
Pandora's Box KM Dilemma of Complexity or Summary Knowledge or Ignora                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Legend of Prometheus Light of Knowledge Feared More than Darkness of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Truth or Consequences Dilemma Knowledge Responsibility Pandora's Box                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Knowledge Responsibility Pandora's Box Dilemma of Knowing to Avoid Mi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Accountability Fear Light of Knowledge More than Darkness of Ignoranc                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Dilemma Complexity or Summary Knowledge or Ignorance Perspective or F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Fear Accountability Writing Talking Gives Deniability Get Credit                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Complexity Information Overload Caused by IT Converted into Useful Kn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
5310 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
531101 -  ..
531102 - Pandora's Box KM Dilemma of Complexity or Summary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531103 - Knowledge Management Dilemma - Complexity or Summary? Pandora's Box                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531104 - Dilemma of the Ages - Truth or Consequences - Aristotle v. Prometheus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531105 - The Gods Eternally Fear Enlightenment and Banish the Light Givers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531106 - 
531107 - Prometheus' assignment to create humanity reflects aspects of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531108 - Judeo-Christian tradition. ref OF 9 0001  Disregard of authority in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531109 - giving the light of "knowledge" (fire) to humanity, ref OF 9 5840,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
531110 - which likely relates through parable the tension of the day between                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531111 - reliance on natural skill for oratory and using alphabet technology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531112 - that augments innate ability to reason and communicate, see below,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531113 - ref SDS 0 4960, seems similar to the Garden of Eden story about Eve                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531114 - biting into the apple and experiencing the power of knowledge, against                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531115 - God's wishes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
531117 -  ..
531118 - Opening Pandora's Box against advice of the gods, per above,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531119 - ref SDS 0 2756, presents a dilemma of choosing to possess the power of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531120 - knowledge, essential for survival and a bountiful life, but, also,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531121 - bears the burden of responsibility for "knowing," that brings                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
531122 - accountability from legal phrases like "...so and so knew or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531123 - reasonably should have known, see POIMS, ref OF 1 8774, similar to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
531124 - creating an Information Highway, explained on 960312. ref SDS 40 4571                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
531126 -  ..
531127 - Prometheus accepting personal suffering (i.e., self-sacrifice),                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531128 - ref OF 9 0588, in order to bring enlightenment, ref OF 11 4077, is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531129 - another theme in Christianity.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531130 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531131 -     [On 000106 reviewed knowledge management dilemma. ref SDS C8 5120                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531133 -      ..
531134 -     [On 000120 Colloquium at Stanford considers expanding knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531135 -     capabilities. ref SDS C9 2345                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531137 -      ..
531138 -     [On 000125 Colloquium expects expanding knowledge will boggle the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531139 -     mind. ref SDS D0 3975                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531141 -      ..
531142 -     [On 000221 Colloquium considers challenge of organizing knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531143 -     is a big dilemma for management. ref SDS D3 1254                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531145 -      ..
531146 -     [On 000307 Colloquium assess risk expanding knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
531147 -     capabilities. ref SDS D5 4928                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531149 -  ..
531150 - If Prometheus could foretell the future, ref OF 10 2214, then he knew                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
531151 - the punishment he would incur, ref OF 9 0588, by giving the light of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531152 - knowledge to humanity.  This form of self-sacrafice for others mirrors                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531153 - the Christian tradition of Jesus suffering on the cross to save people                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531154 - from sin, i.e., from ourselves.  In one account Prometheus is the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531155 - symbol of magnanimous endurance of unmerited suffering, and strength                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531156 - of will, symbolizing the effort to endure anger and opprobrium for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531157 - advancing civilization. ref OF 11 VK3O                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531159 -         ..
531160 -        [On 040302 trying to avoid punishment dished out to Prometheus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531161 -        for giving out the wrong address for the power of knowledge in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531162 -        agreement with aerospace company to evaluate SDS for performing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531163 -        Com Metrics. ref SDS G5 DV5X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531165 -  ..
531166 - The role of religion to "bind back" lessons of the ages is crucial.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531167 - Only the power of faith can resist "turning out the lights" when worry                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531168 - about accountability makes the light of knowledge more feared than the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531169 - darkness of ignorance, e.g., on 890324, ref SDS 1 4484, discussed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531170 - again on 890809. ref SDS 4 0880, and again on 961206. ref SDS 46 5002                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531171 - Perhaps, then, the legend is true.  Prometheus lives on in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531172 - struggle of each generation against ignorance, fear and denial, always                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531173 - to be banished when the light of truth burns too brightly, see on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531174 - 990505, ref SDS 84 4732                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
531175 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531176 -    [On 991127 Amy encountering forces of ignorance, fear, and denial                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
531177 -    on the job. ref SDS B9 1584                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531179 -     ..
531180 -    [On 001107 Doug Engelbart awarded National Medal of Technology for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531181 -    life achievements against great odds. ref SDS E4 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531183 -     ..
531184 -    [On 001127 SDS brings the power of knowledge and isolation under                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531185 -    the legend of Prometheous. ref SDS E6 SL6M                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531187 -     ..
531188 -    [On 041213 Nikola Tesla compared to Prometheus invented alternating                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531189 -    current for the operating system of the 20th century, and was                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531190 -    banished by forces of ignorance, fear, denial. ref SDS G9 7P4K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531192 -  ..
531193 - The NWO... paper explains "religion" to bind back. ref OF 2 4723                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531195 -  ..
531196 - One explanation for Greek mythology is that discussing poor conduct in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531197 - our own lives, family and colleages is socially painful.  It is easier                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531198 - to criticize and decry "them" and "they" rather than speak directly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531199 - about me, you and us.  Impersonal "gods" were the politicians, bosses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531200 - and bureaucrats of their time. ref OF 10 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531202 -  ..
531203 - But, what if the gods had it right -- the "power of knowledge" opens a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531204 - Pandora's Box of responsibility that brings accountability which                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531205 - people hate?  This results in the tension between executives who cry                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531206 - out that people don't tell the "truth," and people who decry                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531207 - executives who won't listen, reviewed on 950412. ref SDS 29 4543                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531209 -  ..
531210 - Was Prometheus mistaken and arrogant in giving the power of knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531211 - to humanity? ref SDS 0 5810  Do people prefer the bliss of ignorance,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531212 - because the light of knowledge brings responsiblity to act under the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531213 - common rule that so and so....                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531214 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531215 -              "...knew or reasonably should have known!"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
531216 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531217 - ...reported on 991014. ref SDS A2 3066  Does fear of accountability,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531218 - shown on 980405, ref SDS 57 5065, make people more afraid of the light                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531219 - than the dark, as in the plea for wriggle room to say "Gosh, everybody                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531220 - kept me in the dark?  I didn't know, so don't blame me?"  Often                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531221 - authorities prefer to "turn out the lights" rather than bear the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531222 - burden of knowledge, which cries out for action, as reported on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531223 - 961206. ref SDS 46 5002                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
531224 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531225 -    [On 000517 linked records are not accepted. ref SDS D8 5184                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
531227 -     ..
531228 -    [On 020920 people object to linking that brings responsibility for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531229 -    knowledge. ref SDS F8 5P3O                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531231 -     ..
531232 -    [On 050414 emotional patients shocked by fearing disclosure of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531233 -    confidential patient history on Internet, when nothing confidential                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531234 -    is disclosed. ref SDS H0 YQ6H                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531236 -  ..
531237 - On 890809 Ross recognized the power of SDS to convert information into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531238 - knowledge causes stress. ref SDS 3 3S4F  About 10 years later, Andy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531239 - Grove, CEO at Intel, reported experience at Intel shows that improving                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531240 - daily work by transforming organizational culture of existing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
531241 - practices, policies, and procedures is like "walking through the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531242 - valley of death." ref SDS 56 0502  Grove says executives "loathe"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531243 - change to improve earnings, and resist improving productivity,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531244 - ref SDS 56 1660, prefering instead to work on familiar things in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531245 - familiar ways that have worked in the past, ref SDS 55 3740, but which                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531246 - Grove warns become gradually less effective under evolving new                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531247 - realities of better technologies and market dynamics that together                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531248 - change requirements for performing daily work.  On 990625 Fortune                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531249 - reported CEOs refuse to improve management practice because of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531250 - "psyche." ref SDS 88 4914  On 990505 an executive reported better                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531251 - management requires a change in attitude inculcated by training and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531252 - culture. ref SDS 84 4732  On 950426 executive training teaches good                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531253 - communication skills rely on conversation to "expedite" and avoid                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531254 - accountability, because there is not enough time to use good                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531255 - management practices. ref SDS 30 7730                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
531257 -  ..
531258 - So, maybe it wasn't the gods who banished Prometheus, but rather the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531259 - people he helped burned him at the stake for bringing the burden of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531260 - knowledge that life is not as simple as it seems from daily                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
531261 - conversations.  Knowledge makes it harder to blame mistakes, cost of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531262 - rework, loss and conflict on ignorance or Murphy's Law, from the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531263 - NWO..., ref OF 2 2536, on others who do not tell the truth, from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531264 - 950412, ref SDS 29 3920, on the "gods," or anyone else, in order to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531265 - work on "familiar things," for example "technology," related on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531266 - 990525, ref SDS 85 0966 and on 990527, ref SDS 86 1233, and can take                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531267 - immediate action in familiar ways, i.e., conversation that is fast and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531268 - easy, without the burden of diligence to avoid ambiguity of mental                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531269 - maps, cited by Grove in his book reviewed on 980307. ref SDS 56 7571                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531271 -     ..
531272 -    [On 041213 Nikola Tesla compared to Prometheus invented alternating                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531273 -    current for the operating system of the 20th century, and was                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531274 -    banished by forces of ignorance, fear, denial. ref SDS G9 7P4K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531276 -  ..
531277 - On 920128 dilemma of leadership was developed. ref SDS 12 1199  On                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
531278 - 980307 Andy Grove, related experience as CEO of Intel that helping                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531279 - executives improve the work is like "walking through the valley of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531280 - death."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531282 -  ..
531283 - On 991014 ignorance is preferred to the light of knowledge.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
531284 - ref SDS A2 3066                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531286 -  ..
531287 - Knowledge of "meaning drift" that occurs in the mind's struggle to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531288 - balance time and information, explained in POIMS, ref OF 1 0561, makes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531289 - communication the biggest risk in enterprise, cited in the letter on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531290 - 990924, ref DIP 4 1680, and on 991101, ref SDS B0  2800; it brings                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531291 - responsibility to act, and thus becomes a Pandora's Box of unwelcome                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531292 - psychological burdens. ref SDS 0 2756                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531293 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531294 -     [On 991222 Doug Engelbart's 1992 paper on Groupware explains                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531295 -     negative consequences of scale. ref SDS C6 1596]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531297 -      ..
531298 -     [On 000106 reviewed knowledge management dilemma. ref SDS C8 5120]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531300 -      ..
531301 -     [On 000125 proposed XML Editor provides links beyond familiar                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531302 -     scale that may "boggle the mind." ref SDS D0 3975]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531304 -      ..
531305 -     [On 000208 complexity of knowledge may "boggle the mind."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531306 -     ref SDS D0 3975]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531308 -      ..
531309 -     [On 000221 complexity of knowledge organization (ontology)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531310 -     associated with Pandora's Box. ref SDS D2 7455]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
531312 -  ..
531313 - Aligning communication with objectives, requirements and commitments                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531314 - brings responsibility to take correct action, which people fear                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531315 - because it conflicts with feel good management, reported on 980405,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531316 - ref SDS 57 5065, and earlier on 911123. ref SDS 11 1331                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531318 -  ..
531319 - However, fear of knowledge because it brings accountability, collides                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531320 - with Aristotle's observation that the least initial deviation from the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531321 - truth is later multiplied a thousand times, bringing even greater                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
531322 - accountability.  This presents the....                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531323 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531324 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531325 -                       Dilemma of the Ages                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
531327 -            ..
531328 -           T r u t h    o r    C o n s e q u n e c e s                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531329 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531331 -  ..
531332 - The ethos of "feel good management" requires "strong communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531333 - skills" for talking our way out of accountability for mistakes and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531334 - talking our way into credit for success, under the strategy...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531335 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531336 -     Spare the burden of truth, and accept the consequences foretold by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531337 -     Aristotle, then curse the gods for being unfair and uncaring when                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531338 -     talk fails to avoid accountability and fails to bring credit, as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531339 -     cited in the NWO... ref OF 2 0899, and below. ref SDS 0 0960                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531341 -  ..
531342 - Knowledge that the complexity of chronology quickly expands beyond the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531343 - capacity of the conscious mind, as reported on 991014, ref SDS A2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531344 - 5600, and so requires learning a new, difficult process of maintaining                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531345 - alignment through analysis that "conntects the dots" of small details,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531346 - using an "alphabet," into a consistent big picture for understanding                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531347 - causation across the expanse of time is essential to avoid drifting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531348 - off course, as developed on 950303, ref SDS 27 3497, may well be                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531349 - unwelcome at the onset of the effort, because it is disruptive, see                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531350 - review on 990527. ref SDS 86 5258                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
531352 -  ..
531353 - Until we get used to working with a greater measure of connections                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
531354 - that comprise knowledge which is normally hidden in the subconscious                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531355 - mind, explained in POIMS, ref OF 1 0561, knowledge is a Pandora's Box,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
531356 - a knowledge management dilemma, that brings unwelcome burdens.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531357 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531358 -     [On 000106 reviewed knowledge management dilemma. ref SDS C8 5120]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
531360 -  ..
531361 - Ignorance, fear and denial remain a strong force of culture against                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531362 - receiving the gift of light which Prometheus struggled so mightly to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531363 - accomplish. ref SDS 0 7380  We are warmed of course by the knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
531364 - that despite the gods and the fear of people, eventually, the light                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
531365 - was delivered in the form of the alphabet, and this produced a better                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
531366 - world.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
531367 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531368 -     [On 991130 developed this idea. ref SDS C1 4664]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
531369 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531370 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
531371 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
5314 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

SUBJECTS
Alphabet Foundation Civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Mysterious Alphabet Technology Like Power of Religion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Religion Mysterious Alphabet Technology Unlocked Power of Mind Long B                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Mystery of Mind Unlocked by Alphabet Long Before Cognitive Science Ci                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
6806 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
680701 -  ..
680702 - Alphabet Unlocked Power of the Mind Long Before Cognitive Science                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
680703 - 
680704 - Hutch's paper may relate somewhat to the point about developing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680705 - religious ideas from the process of applying "alphabet technology,"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680706 - commonly called "writing," set out in my letter yesterday. ref DIP 8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
680707 - 4822  "Religion" can be viewed as a power that accomplishes feats                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
680708 - mysteriously, inexplicably, e.g., Ten Commandments carved by God in a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
680709 - stone tablet, parting the seas to leave Egypt, "turning water into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
680710 - wine," reviewed on 960409 in an article on cognitive science,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
680711 - ref SDS 42 7211, and so on.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
680713 -  ..
680714 - On 910221 writing uses rules of grammar for assembling flexible                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680715 - organic structures, like DNA, to grow small meanings from alphabet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
680716 - into stories with information that impacts life. ref SDS 10 OP7M                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680718 -  ..
680719 - Like religion, alphabet technology applied through writing, holds a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680720 - mystical power of giving external objective form to the hidden                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
680721 - intelligence process of constructing internal thoughts, which can then                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680722 - be crafted, strengthened, preserved and used as "objects" (e.g., book,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680723 - article, letter, computer code), again and again to grow new knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680724 - in the near term, and across generations by assembling "stories" of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680725 - personal experience into community "history," as related on 900430,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680726 - ref SDS 7 6835, and later at Intel on 960627, ref SDS 45 2640 (see,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680727 - also, below on the history of alphabet technology, ref SDS 0 5628).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680728 - The correlation of religion and human cognition is reviewed in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
680729 - NWO... paper ref OF 2 5650, and further in relation to the alphabet.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
680730 - ref OF 2 9449                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680732 -  ..
680733 - Alphabet technology assembles small meanings from correlating sound to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680734 - images, called "letters," bit by bit into larger understandings (see                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
680735 - below on the history of the alphabet. ref SDS 0 1620), also explained                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
680736 - in NWO... paper. ref OF 2 5846                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
680738 -  ..
680739 - Cognitive science calls this method "connectionist" theory, reviewed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
680740 - on 900303, ref SDS 5 6006, again on 960518. ref SDS 43 3374 It is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
680741 - discussed in relation to religion in the NWO... paper. ref OF 2 5650                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
680743 -  ..
680744 - Religious and legal practice over 2,000 years evolved special kinds of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680745 - connections to maintain alignment that preserve original                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
680746 - understanding, so that people, organizations and great nations do not                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
680747 - drift off course, away from the pillars that support viable community.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680748 - Greek mythology appears to have emerged in order to accomplish this                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680749 - role in pre-literate peoples. ref OF 10 0001  These elements of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
680750 - traditional writing have in large measure created a "heaven" on earth                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
680751 - that shields people from hunger, cold, predators, and affliction which                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680752 - previously plagued mankind, and still comprise the dominate concern of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680753 - other species, except for those maintained by humans.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
680755 -  ..
680756 - A question that arises is whether there might be something new that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
680757 - can now be done with the alphabet that further leverages the power of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
680758 - human thought and intellect?  Can we improve the "Alphabetic Mind"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
680759 - (see below, ref SDS 0 5628)?  After 2000 years, might there be a new                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
680760 - trick, or twist, in the way the alphabet has traditionally been used                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
680761 - to generate information, that can in turn tap deeper aspects of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680762 - "intelligence," beyond objective analysis, as proposed in POIMS?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
680763 - ref OF 1 0561 and, also, ref OF 1 3742, and which was reviewed on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
680764 - 990218. ref SDS 77 7790                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
680765 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680766 -     [On 000124 explained augmenting alphabet technology to augment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
680767 -     human capabilities. ref SDS C9 2546]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
680769 -  ..
680770 - On 950204 reviewed advantages of SDS for improving alphabet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
680771 - technology. ref SDS 25 4995                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
680772 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680773 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680774 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
680775 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
6808 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

SUBJECTS
Analysis Listening Thinking Planning Follow Up                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
History foretells the Future Through Analysis of Trends, Patterns                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Public Education Universal Literacy Mandated by Law Beginning in 185                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Thucydides History of Writing Advancing Literacy from Rote Trasncrip                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
8906 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
890701 -  ..
890702 - Past is Prologue, Analysis Powerful Engine of Civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
890703 - History of Writing from "Writing of History" - Power of Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890704 - 
890705 - Research today on the history of writing and alphabet technology, as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890706 - an analog of intelligence, supplements research on 930112. ref SDS 18                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
890707 - 3443
890708 -                 ..
890709 -                Thucydides and the Writing of History                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890710 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890711 - ...reviews classical Greek writing from about 400 BC on a transition                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890712 - from about 700 BC, when writing was used only to render an accurate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890713 - account of speaking events needed for an "oral" society, to eventually                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890714 - begin adding analysis for history to "interpret the future," which is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890715 - the hallmark of a "literate" society, essential for technological                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890716 - progress. ref OF 4 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
890718 -      ..
890719 -     http://www.cohums.ohio-state.edu/english/People/Ulman.1/courses/E574C/Projects/Rutkus/Thuc.html#Home                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
890721 -  ..
890722 - Today, some experts list analysis as the primary practice of good                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890723 - management (see review of Drucker on 931130, ref SDS 20 7911, but this                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
890724 - has not been fully accepted, reported on 970917. ref SDS 53 0444                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890725 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890726 -            [On 071113 Jack Park submits paper explaining power of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890727 -            alphabet technology to advance civilization. ref SDS H3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
890728 -            PH4K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890730 -  ..
890731 - It took 300 years of experience and experimentation from 700 BC to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
890732 - approximately 400 BC to discover how to use alphabet technology for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890733 - analysis to understand new information in the broader context of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890734 - past that shows trends for planning a better future, ref OF 8 0001, as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
890735 - a powerful engine of civilization...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890736 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890737 -             http://isango.und.ac.za/infoage/alphabet.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
890738 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890739 - ....under the rule:  past is prologue, ref OF 1 1112, cited in NWO to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
890740 - explain reliance on experience for growing knowledge. ref OF 2 0846                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
890742 -  ..
890743 - This may relate to Hutch's paper on Prometheus, which ties to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
890744 - religion, per above, ref SDS 0 4355, since the transition from orality                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890745 - to literacy helped spread religion in shaping culture.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890747 -  ..
890748 - Thucydides history itself is on the web at...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890749 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890750 -     http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/text?lookup=thuc.+1.1.1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890752 -  ..
890753 - It took another 2000 years from 400 BC to about 1450 for civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890754 - to develop a printing press that made literacy the engine of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
890755 - civilization by providing a stable (permenant, legible, cheap to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
890756 - distribute) platform for knowledge growth.  As a result, Guttenberg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890757 - was cited on 991010 for contributing the most to advance civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890758 - in the 2nd millennium. ref SDS A0 3056  Thereafter, universal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890759 - education enabled rapid advance, reviewed on 980905. ref SDS 61 A54W                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
890761 -  ..
890762 - Less than 500 years later (less than half a millenium), by about 1850,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890763 - most western governments made universal education a statutory mandate.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890764 - This governmental leap vastly expanded the pool of people applying the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890765 - power of writing to think, remember, and communicate, (see "alphabetic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890766 - mind" below. ref SDS 0 5628), ushered in an explosion of innovation,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890767 - productivity, and creativity in all fields.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
890769 -         ..
890770 -        Kingwood College                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
890771 -        American Cultural History of Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
890772 -        
890773 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890774 -              http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/19thcentury1850.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
890775 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890776 -        The 1850's saw more states providing free public education as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890777 -        the Indiana (1852), Ohio (1854) , Illinois (1855), and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
890778 -        Minnesota (1858) legislatures passed the necessary laws.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890779 -        Massachusetts enacted the "Compulsory Attendance Act of 1852"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890780 -        which required that all children between the ages of eight and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890781 -        fourteen attend school at least three months of each year.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890782 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890784 -         ..
890785 -        The Beginning of the Public Education System                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890786 -        
890787 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890788 -              http://www.servintfree.net/~aidmn-ejournal/publications/2001-11/PublicEducationInTheUnitedStates.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890789 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890790 -        Until the 1840s the education system was highly localized and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890791 -        available only to wealthy people.  Reformers who wanted all                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
890792 -        children to gain the benefits of education opposed this.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890793 -        Prominent among them were Horace Mann in Massachusetts and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890794 -        Henry Barnard in Connecticut.  Mann started the publication of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890795 -        the Common School Journal, which took the educational issues to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890796 -        the public.  The common-school reformers argued for the case on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890797 -        the belief that common schooling could create good citizens,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890798 -        unite society and prevent crime and poverty.  As a result of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890799 -        their efforts, free public education at the elementary level                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890800 -        was available for all American children by the end of the 19th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890801 -        century.  Massachusetts passed the first compulsory school                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890802 -        attendance laws in 1852, followed by New York in 1853.  By 1918                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890803 -        all states had passed laws requiring children to attend at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890804 -        least elementary school.  The Catholics were, however, opposed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890805 -        to common schooling and created their own private schools.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890806 -        Their decision was supported by the 1925 Supreme Court rule in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890807 -        Pierce v.  Society of Sisters that states could not compel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890808 -        children to attend public schools, and that children could                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
890809 -        attend private schools instead                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890810 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890812 -         ..
890813 -        History of Education in California                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
890814 -        
890815 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890816 -            http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist3/schools.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
890818 -         ..
890819 -        Such was the vision of the one of the leaders in that body of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890820 -        wise men who drafted the original organic law of California                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
890821 -        [requirding universal public education] accepted by Congress as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
890822 -        the basis for admission into the Union in 1850.  That splendid                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890823 -        vision is being realized today in the great school system of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890824 -        California, which stands pre-eminent among the school systems                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890825 -        of the world.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
890826 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890827 -            [On 000315 SDS requires front-end investment like literacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
890828 -            provided with universal education. ref SDS D6 7800                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
890830 -             ..
890831 -            [On 040229 SDS likely to follow path of literacy initially                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
890832 -            resisted before becoming universal requirement. ref SDS G4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
890833 -            JB5M                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
890835 -             ..
890836 -            [On 040429 education resisted because not enough time for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
890837 -            book learning with fields to plow, water to fetch, wood to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
890838 -            chop. ref SDS G6 915K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
890839 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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SUBJECTS
Orality Improved by Literacy and Poetry for Communication and Memory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Alphabet Technology Literacy Improved Orality and Poetry for Communic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Literacy Improved Orality and Poetry for Communication and Memory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Meetings Subjects Wander Off Course in Conversation Dialog Email SDS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Thucydides History of Writing Advancing Literacy from Rote Trasncript                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Dialog Literacy Improved and Poetry for Communication and Memory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Literacy Improved Orality and Poetry for Communication and Memory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Entertain Speech Exaggerates to Hold Attention, Avoid Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
9610 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961101 -  ..
961102 - Literacy Improved Orality and Poetry for Communication and Memory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961103 - 
961104 - "Thucydides and the Writing of History" explains a lot about the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961105 - history of writing, ref OF 4 0844, in particular the distinction                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961106 - between writing for understanding through "analysis," and what the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961107 - article calls "orality," which refers to speech, talking, dialog and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961108 - conversation -- i.e., how executives spend 99% of their time.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961109 - ref OF 4 2300 and ref OF 4 4249                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961111 -  ..
961112 - Plato argued against over reliance on oratory and poetry as primary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961113 - communication and memory methods. ref OF 13 8991 and ref OF 13 4119                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961114 - On 950523 proposed teaching class on Com Metrics at Wharton School of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961115 - Business to add balance in communication training. ref SDS 31 2130                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961117 -     ..
961118 -    [On 991209 Phaedrus indicates that Plato, through Socretes,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961119 -    distinguished writing as a reminising, from applying knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961120 -    through dialog. ref SDS C4 0877                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961122 -  ..
961123 - On 910221 alphabet technology leverages human mental biology for using                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961124 - organic structure to grow small structures into information.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961125 - ref SDS 10 OP7M  SDS extends alphabet technology by applying time that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961126 - maintains sequences of cause and effect, with organic subject                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961127 - structure to grow knowledge, like DNA assembles small structures into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961128 - living organisms. ref SDS 10 RR5I                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
961130 -  ..
961131 - On 920402 Ross explains desire to maintain image prevents managers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961132 - from using literacy to improve earnings. ref SDS 13 0344  On 990527                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961133 - strong social pressures prevent improving management. ref SDS 86 1233                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961135 -  ..
961136 - On 960311 Gutenberg's printing press was resisted for a century.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961137 - ref SDS 39 0675                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961138 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961139 -    [On 991204 national initiative launched to reduce medical mistakes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
961140 -    ref SDS C2 0889]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961141 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961142 -    [On 991207 cited Plato in letter to Intel. ref SDS C3 0667]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961144 -     ..
961145 -    [On 000225 Colloquium at Stanford notices classical debate between                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961146 -    orality and literacy. ref SDS D4 3878                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
961148 -     ..
961149 -    [On 000720 Joe Ransdell explains Plato recognized limitations of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
961150 -    writing, as practiced during his time to transcribe oratory and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961151 -    formal speeches.  Plato worried that the power to transcribe a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961152 -    speech seemed so powerful that less attention would be given to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961153 -    dialog developed by Socrates for critical reasoning through verbal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961154 -    questioning as a means to avoid limitations of conventional                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
961155 -    reliance on speech was an early form of SDS. ref SDS E0 0974                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961157 -  ..
961158 - Added explanation to NWO... paper. ref OF 2 0846                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961159 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961161 -      ..
961162 -     Meetings Ignore the Record and Analysis Unproductive Waste Time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961163 -     Entertain Speech Exaggerates to Hold Attention, Avoid Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961164 -     Speech Entertains, Exaggerates, Instructs, Analysis Avoided                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961165 -     People Can Align Communication for About 1 Minute                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961166 -     
961167 -     Havelock points out that conversation, dialog, speech, talking and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961168 -     hearing are much different from writing, noting orality is...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961169 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961170 -        1.  Additive rather than subordinate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961171 -        2.  Aggregative rather than analytic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961172 -        3.  Redundant or 'copious'                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961173 -        4.  Conservative or traditionalist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961174 -        5.  Close to the human lifeworld (not abstract)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961175 -        6.  Agonistically toned                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
961176 -        7.  Empathetic and participatory rather than objectively                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961177 -            distanced                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961178 -        8.  Situational rather than abstract                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961180 -      ..
961181 -     Speech entertains and instructs, ref OF 4 2257, evidenced by early                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961182 -     writing attributed to Homer. (see review of Havelock's Preface to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961183 -     Plato, ref OF 13 4914)  Entertainment exaggerates to attract and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
961184 -     hold attention, and so tends to be more "normative" rather than                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961185 -     factual. ref OF 4 3900  Exaggeration to entertain is discussed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961186 -     further below. ref SDS 0 2000  Since orality evolved from a time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961187 -     when accuracy was problematic over time, persuasion, comity and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961188 -     congeniality to maintain cohensive community through uniformity of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961189 -     views were the emphasis of oral communication. ref OF 4 3416  This                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961190 -     fits the model of Communication Metrics developed on 950327 where                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961191 -     leadership to persuade can be supported with tools and practices                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961192 -     that increase understanding and follow up. ref SDS 28 WO9P                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961193 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961194 -          [On 020820 accuracy less important in email and speech                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961195 -          emphasize continuity expressing issues, ideas, and feelings;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961196 -          authenticating conversation with links to accurate factual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961197 -          history seems to detract from communication in these modes,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961198 -          per Murray Altheim. ref SDS F7 V66I                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961200 -           ..
961201 -          [On 040129 Gary cites Decker's ideas on building the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961202 -          job with conversation by talking people into saying yes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961203 -          ref SDS G2 WO9W                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
961205 -      ..
961206 -     The nature of speech that emphasizes attention and persuasion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961207 -     rather than factual accuracy necessarily increases the price                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961208 -     people pay for relying on "common sense" to fill in the gaps                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961209 -     remembering only the gist of the story, rather than rely on the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961210 -     actual story, as related in Campbell's book "The Improbably                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961211 -     Machine," reviewed on 900303. ref SDS 5 4456  Andy Grove at Intel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961212 -     notes mental maps are awfully forgiving of ambiguity; copious                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961213 -     notes add reflection and deliberation to improve accuracy,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
961214 -     reviewed on 980307. ref SDS 56 3668                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961216 -      ..
961217 -     POIMS explains genetic drive to rely on speech. ref OF 1 5106 and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961218 -     ref OF 1 4079                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
961220 -      ..
961221 -     Pied Piper is classic example of persuasion that leads people with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961222 -     entertainment down the wrong path, reviewing Covey on 921205.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961223 -     ref SDS 16 4820                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961225 -         ..
961226 -        [On 991123 executive training teaches verbal skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961227 -        ref SDS B7 1989                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961229 -         ..
961230 -        [On 991124 myths do not begin as entertainment. ref SDS B8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961231 -        0856                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961233 -         ..
961234 -        [On 991221 critical information missing in verbal communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
961235 -        between doctors and patients 90% of the time. ref SDS C5 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
961237 -         ..
961238 -        [On 991227 example information omitted in email. ref SDS C7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961239 -        9844                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961241 -         ..
961242 -        [On 000201 submit letter explaining benefits of text rather                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961243 -        than video conference live broadcast. ref SDS D1 3877                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961245 -      ..
961246 -     Additive form of speech requires continous stream-of-conscious                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961247 -     information which avoids embarrassing pauses that otherwise enable                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961248 -     the mind to invest time reflecting on gaps in logic or alignment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961249 -     of what is said, as occurs in reading and writing, explained in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961250 -     analysis of email, ref DIP 4 1045, developed in the record on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
961251 -     990924. ref SDS 96 0715  When words are accidently left out in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961252 -     speech, or are not clearly prounounced, or when the speaker uses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961253 -     the wrong word, people in conversation mentally adjust based on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961254 -     context, or ask for clarification, so that conversation continues                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961255 -     smoothly.  Oral discourse builds up and repeats; it reinforces the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961256 -     same themes.  The form and function of oral discourse maintains                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961257 -     tradition, i.e., culture. ref OF 4 5644                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961258 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961259 -          [On 020820 accuracy less important in email and speech                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961260 -          emphasize continuity expressing issues, ideas, and feelings;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961261 -          authenticating conversation with links to accurate factual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
961262 -          history seems to detract from communication in these modes,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961263 -          per Murray Altheim. ref SDS F7 V66I                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961265 -      ..
961266 -     Weaknesses of oral communication in relation to reliance on sight                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961267 -     and sound, and benefits of alphabet technology were developed on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961268 -     940609, ref SDS 22 4671, and reflect work on 950204 setting out                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961269 -     the fragility of human memory that, on its own, can align                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961270 -     communication for only about a minute. ref SDS 25 0550                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961272 -      ..
961273 -     On 980824 complexity of communication inherently causes errors                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961274 -     that are mostly overlooked in dialog. ref SDS 60 3465                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961276 -      ..
961277 -     Today, we call these oral communication methods...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961278 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961279 -                              rumor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961280 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961281 -                         guess and gossip                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961282 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961283 -                            expediting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961285 -                           ..
961286 -                          problem handling                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961287 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961288 -                             meetings                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961290 -      ..
961291 -     Conversation spawns culture with an...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
961292 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961293 -                      official view of reality                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961294 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961295 -     ...that, in the absence of alignment, gradually shifts farther and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961296 -     farther from the truth, due to "meaning drift," explained on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961297 -     991101, ref SDS B0  2800, in POIMS, ref OF 1 8774, and causes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961298 -     problems, crisis, loss and conflict, as noticed by Aristotle, also                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961299 -     in 400 BC. ref OF 2 6056                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
961301 -      ..
961302 -     This compounds the problem of "meaning drift" that makes "truth a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961303 -     moving target," from work on 960518. ref SDS 43 4488                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
961304 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961305 -         [On 990625 medical mistakes demonstrate high cost of meaning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961306 -         drift that makes communication the biggest risk in enterprise.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961307 -         ref SDS 96 5576                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
961309 -      ..
961310 -     Plato argued against over reliance on oral communication, and for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961311 -     greater reliance on literacy in order to ensure truth in 400 BC.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961312 -     ref OF 13 1500 and ref OF 13 8624  See also explanation in POIMS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961313 -     and on Pied Piper, above. ref SDS 0 0593                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961315 -      ..
961316 -     Weaknesses of speech that emphasizes persuasion and entertainment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961317 -     over factual accuracy, per above, ref SDS 0 0593, cause fear,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961318 -     anger, and frustration people feel in meetings, see 940114.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961319 -     ref SDS 21 2290 again on 950228, ref SDS 26 1994, and cause                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
961320 -     mistakes that make stream-of-conscious communication through                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961321 -     conversation the biggest risk in enterprise, cited in the letters                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
961322 -     to...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
961324 -             ..
961325 -        1.  Jeanne, ref DIP 7 0001, sent on 991103. ref SDS B1 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
961327 -             ..
961328 -        2.  Medical practice, ref DIP 4 1045, 990924. ref SDS 96 0715                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
961330 -             ..
961331 -        3.  Morris, ref DIP 6 0001, sent on 991028. ref SDS A9  0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961333 -             ..
961334 -        4.  Dave, ref DIP 9 0001, sent on 991007. ref SDS 98 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
961336 -             ..
961337 -        5.  Gary, reported on 041110, ref SDS G8 GP4N                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
961339 -      ..
961340 -     On 960205 managers waste 70% of day in meetings. ref SDS 38 5902                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
961342 -      ..
961343 -     High Cost of Medical mistakes caused by "meaning drift" in daily                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
961344 -     communications, ref DIP 4 0001, developed on 990924. ref SDS 96                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961345 -     0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
961347 -      ..
961348 -     Lack of alignment in communication causes space ships to bump into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
961349 -     Mars, losing $125M, reviewed on 991001. ref SDS 97 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
961350 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961351 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961352 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
961353 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
9614 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

SUBJECTS
Meaning Drift in Oral Communication Solved by Poetry                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Poetry Solved Meaning Drift in Oral Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Meaning Drifts Off Course Meetings in Conversation Dialog Email SDS L                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Meaning Drift Oral Communication Solved by Poetry                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Poetry Solved Meaning Drift in Oral Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Promise of POIMS Reflects Poetry Role of Memory Aid                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Technology Memory Poetry Aid Solved Meaning Drift in Oral Communicati                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
A809 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
A81001 -      ..
A81002 -     Promise of POIMS Reflects Poetry Role of Memory Aid                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
A81003 -     Meaning Drift in Oral Communication Solved by Poetry                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
A81004 -     Oral Communication Exaggerates to Entertain and Aid Memory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81005 -     
A81006 -     To enhance the memory process, oral discourse necessitates                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
A81007 -     strident action and hypermortal actors. ref OF 4 5220                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81009 -      ..
A81010 -     This point is included in the preface of the summary on Greek                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
A81011 -     Gods. ref OF 10 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
A81013 -        ..
A81014 -       [On 991124 explanation on origins of mythology. ref SDS B8 0856                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81016 -      ..
A81017 -     In order to be memorable, information was stored in, and related                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
A81018 -     through, paragons (be it Prometheus, ref OF 9 0001, Zeus,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
A81019 -     ref OF 10 0503, Aphrodite, ref OF 10 0511) who "excite awe because                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
A81020 -     of special status, importance, power, or vigor so that the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
A81021 -     contemplation of the status adds to the pleasure of memorization"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
A81022 -     (Havelock, 138). Havelock terms this circumvention of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
A81023 -     constraints of memory the "the god-apparatus" which the Greeks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
A81024 -     then used to explain historical or factual events to ease the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
A81025 -     pressure of memorization (Havelock, 230). ref OF 4 5220                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
A81026 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81028 -      ..
A81029 -     Poetry was an early technology to store and accurately remember                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
A81030 -     stories that contained important correlations, ref OF 4 1798,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
A81031 -     cited in the meeting on 951117, ref SDS 37 8956, and at Stanford                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
A81032 -     on 900703. ref SDS 9 3966                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
A81034 -      ..
A81035 -     On 900507 promise of POIMS used this idea to develop presentation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
A81036 -     at Golden Gate University. ref SDS 8 0620                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
A81038 -      ..
A81039 -     Rhyme and meter are ancient techniques to maintain alignment that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
A81040 -     avoids "meaning drift" discussed on 991101, ref SDS B0 2800,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
A81041 -     also, cited in the letter on 990924, ref DIP 4 1680, and explained                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
A81042 -     previously on 950703. ref SDS 33 0030                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81044 -      ..
A81045 -     Pre-literates could store and retrieve knowledge only with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
A81046 -     ephemeral sounds of the human voice.  With this much potential for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
A81047 -     variance, thought paradoxically had to become uniform.  In oral                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
A81048 -     Greek culture, experience was stored only in the memory of human                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
A81049 -     beings.  New information had to be edited for brevity and fit to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
A81050 -     conform with old knowledge in order to be remembered.  Thus, epic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
A81051 -     oral poetry became the storage center for traditional knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
A81052 -     and the referent for all "new" knowledge. ref OF 4 3416                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
A81054 -      ..
A81055 -     This is the problem of the modern era in meetings, calls and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
A81056 -     email, per above, ref SDS 0 4505, and further below. ref SDS 0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
A81057 -     7380  On 990721 Morris noted that SDS aids memory. ref SDS 92 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
A81059 -      ..
A81060 -     Alphabet technology enables people to construct, craft and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
A81061 -     preserve meaning beyond the limits of innate biology by several                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
A81062 -     orders of magnitude, and so was a huge step in civilization, noted                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
A81063 -     by Havelock below. ref SDS 0 5628                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
A81064 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81065 -         [On 010622 Lenat maintains literacy makes people superhuman.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
A81066 -         ref SDS F1 N668                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
A81067 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81068 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81069 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81070 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A81071 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
A811 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

SUBJECTS
Thucydides History of Writing Advancing Literacy from Rote Trasncript                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Havelock on Thucydides History of Writing Advancing Literacy from Rot                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Literacy Advances from Rote Trasncription of Speeches to Analysis to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Alphabet Technology Literacy Advances from Rote Trasncription of Spee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
History foretells the Future Through Analysis of Trends, Patterns                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Future Planning Based on History the Through Analysis of Trends, Patt                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Past Prologue, Shows Future by Causation, Chronology, Semiotics                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AK09 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AK1001 -  ..
AK1002 - History foretells the Future Through Analysis of Trends, Patterns                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AK1003 - Alphabet Technology Improved Human Methods of Thought and Memory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AK1004 - 
AK1005 - Thucydides is attributed with beginning a tradition of analysis, by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AK1006 - writing history in 400 BC, in order to plan for the future, ref OF 4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AK1007 - 0001, which reflects the design of SDS for...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AK1009 -      ..
AK1010 -     Investing time to understand the past in order to see the future                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AK1011 -     rests on the principle...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AK1012 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AK1013 -                        past is prologue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AK1014 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AK1015 -     ...set out in POIMS. ref OF 1 1112  This powerful fact of life, is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AK1016 -     contraposed by those who claim not to have time to read and write,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AK1017 -     as on 990525, ref SDS 85 0966, that the past is "water under the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AK1018 -     bridge," as on 950822, ref SDS 34 9433, and that executives and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
AK1019 -     managers get ahead by "expediting" that looks to the future rather                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AK1020 -     than "nit pic" the past.  Such reasoning ignores 2000 years of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AK1021 -     human experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AK1023 -  ..
AK1024 - Plato argued for greater use of literacy in 400 BC, to replace oral                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AK1025 - communication using peotry for enhancing memory and learning,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AK1026 - ref OF 13 8991 and ref OF 13 4066   A second source makes the same                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
AK1027 - point. ref OF 14 4802                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AK1029 -  ..
AK1030 - On 911123 Morris explained SDS enables a new way of working by relying                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AK1031 - on an accurate record of work history. ref SDS 11 0477  On 990721                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
AK1032 - Morris noted that SDS support for history aids memory. ref SDS 92 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AK1034 -  ..
AK1035 - Peter Drucker, reviewed on 991025, makes generous use of case studies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AK1036 - for root cause analysis to develop important lessons learned from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AK1037 - history.  Drucker relies on understanding history to forecast future                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AK1038 - trends that support good practices for carrying out managment tasks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AK1039 - and responsibilities. ref SDS A7 3060  Yet, nowhere are management                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AK1040 - responsibilities, practices and tasks, set out for anyone on the job                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AK1041 - to write the history of a call, a professional event, or a meeting,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AK1042 - shown by analysis on 931130, ref SDS 20 4456, as called out in POIMS,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AK1043 - explaining a new way to work intelligently, ref OF 1 6649, by enabling                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AK1044 - "deliberative analysis." ref OF 1 2300  Drucker lists "analysis" as a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AK1045 - critical responsibility. ref SDS 20 7911  This could be construed to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AK1046 - call for routinely capturing the record of experience on planning and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AK1047 - performing daily work reading and writing books, specifications,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AK1048 - contracts, budgets, schedules, reports, email and other tasks people                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AK1049 - perform on the job each day that become history the next day, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AK1050 - therefore requires "analysis."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
AK1052 -  ..
AK1053 - Without history, Drucker's followers are denied the very tool he                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AK1054 - relies upon for wisdom and foresight, ignoring the rule Thucydides                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AK1055 - laid down 2,000 years ago. ref SDS 0 3339                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
AK1057 -  ..
AK1058 - On 991025 Drucker's article in Atlantic Monthly recommended                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AK1059 - "routinizing" good management practice to rely on an accurate record                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AK1060 - by use technology that strengthens application of lessons learned from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AK1061 - cognitive science on the need for an accurate memory of history to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AK1062 - benefit from hard won lessons learned from experience. ref SDS A7 0785                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AK1063 - Research on 900319 showed human reasoning is based largely on human                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AK1064 - memory. ref SDS 6 0005  If so, then Thucydides, Drucker seem to be on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AK1065 - the right track calling for people to invest time and effort to ensure                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AK1066 - accurate understandings from history and analysis.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AK1067 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AK1068 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AK1069 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AK1070 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AK11 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

SUBJECTS
Havelock, Alphabet Explosive Technology Transformed Humanity Enabled                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Alphabet Explosive Technology Transformed Humanity Enabled Civilizati                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Alphabetic Mind, Havlock Explosive Technology Enabled Change in Life                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AX05 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0601 -  ..
AX0602 - Alphabet Explosive Technology Revolutionized Culture and Civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0603 - Civilization Exploded with Stable "Operating System" Using the Alphabet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0604 - Intelligence Advances Alphabet Technology from Information to Knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0605 - 
AX0606 - The alphabet beginning in about 700 BC, ref OF 8 5933, is an explosive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0607 - technology that revolutionized human culture by providing a complete                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0608 - solution to the problem of fixed mental biology in a world of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0609 - expanding complexity. (Havelock) ref OF 8 0004  The New World Order...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0610 - explains the mind constructs a world for which it is not well suited,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0611 - ref OF 2 2082, and cites Havelock on the history of writing. ref OF 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0612 - 33CE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0613 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0614 -    Eric A Havelock was born in London England in 1903, and became a US                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0615 -    citizen in 1955.  He was educated at Cambridge.  Havelock became a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0616 -    scholar of ancient Greek culture, and taught the classics at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0617 -    Harvard and Yale.  He died in 1988.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0618 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0619 -        http://www.engl.niu.edu/wac/ptop.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0621 -  ..
AX0622 - Drucker explains elegance and power of alphabet technology presents                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0623 - the "most perfect" example of scientific management, and was achieved                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0624 - long before the rise of industrial engineering, reviewed 931130.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0625 - ref SDS 19 JZ6M                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0627 -  ..
AX0628 - Human memory is fragile with limited span of attention, impulsive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0629 - reaction, and weak awareness of correlations, implications and nuance.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0630 - reviewed on 950204, ref SDS 25 0550  Written "analysis" beginning in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AX0631 - 400 BC augments intelligence for interpreting cause and effect from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0632 - history to plan for future results. per above, ref SDS 0 7048  People                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0633 - can construct understanding outside the limits of the mind that can                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0634 - then be crafted, corrected, preserved, and continually improved across                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0635 - days, weeks, years and generations.  Analysis shaping the future by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0636 - understanding the past, per above, ref SDS 0 3339, makes alphabet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0637 - technology, commonly called "literacy," a sea-change in life-style                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0638 - from sole reliance on orality, noted above, ref SDS 0 7426  The spread                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0639 - of literacy enabled both a foundation and an engine that drives                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0640 - civilization beyond the limits of innate mental biology. ref SDS 0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0641 - 1Q4O                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0643 -          ..
AX0644 -         [On 010622 Lenat maintains literacy makes people superhuman.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0645 -         ref SDS F1 N668                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0647 -          ..
AX0648 -         [On 071113 Jack Park submits paper explaining power of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0649 -         alphabet technology to advance civilization. ref SDS H3 PH4K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AX0651 -  ..
AX0652 - Introduction of the Greek alphabet, about 700 BC replete with vowels                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0653 - augmented human cognition by an order of magnitude, which Eric A.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0654 - Havelock terms the...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0655 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0656 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0657 -                       Alphabetic Mind                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0658 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0659 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0660 - ...that culminated 3000 years of evolution into a system for external                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0661 - graphical representation of basic sounds for language, ref OF 8 5933,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AX0662 - and by extension of human thought processes that construct larger                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0663 - understandings from small meanings, cited above. ref SDS 0 4960  It                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0664 - took another 300 years to discover and foster a practice of "analysis"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0665 - to produce history, ref SDS 0 3339, that overcomes weaknesses of oral                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0666 - communication, e.g., telling stories and reciting poetry to maintain                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0667 - shared meaning over time. ref SDS 0 7426                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0669 -  ..
AX0670 - Alphabet technology leverages human mental biology for creating and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0671 - managing organic structure to produce information, explained on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0672 - 890523, ref SDS 2 SQ5L, and in POIMS. ref OF 1 1299.  SDS extends the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0673 - power of deliberative analysis for converting information into useful                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0674 - knowledge, see above, ref SDS 0 436N, and thereby enables another                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0675 - powerful paradigm shift to lift civilization by adding intelligence to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0676 - information that produces knowledge, explained on 921217. ref SDS 17                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AX0677 - 1829                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0679 -  ..
AX0680 - On 931130 Drucker identifies five (5) advantages and purposes of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0681 - analysis in the practice of management. ref SDS 20 3077                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0682 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0683 -      [On 011017 case study on benefits of the struggle to write for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
AX0684 -      discovering gaps in understanding to avoid mistakes. ref SDS F2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AX0685 -      YY6G                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
AX0687 -  ..
AX0688 - On 930112 the history of writing credits alphabet technology as the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0689 - engine of civilization, because it aids human memory that converts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0690 - information into knowledge. ref SDS 18 3443  On 900319 human memory is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0691 - the basis of human reasoning. ref SDS 6 0005                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0693 -  ..
AX0694 - In 1455 Gutenberg's printing press added value to alphabet technology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0695 - by making it cost effective for more people to apply, from review on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0696 - 991010. ref SDS A0 3056 On 991025 Drucker cites Gutenberg as beginning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0697 - the rise of modern technology. ref SDS A7  3060                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0699 -  ..
AX0700 - Power of alphabet, and opportunity to augment intelligence is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0701 - explained in NWO... ref OF 2 0846                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
AX0703 -  ..
AX0704 - Alphabet technology was reviewed previously on 940609. ref SDS 22 8854                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0706 -  ..
AX0707 - On 990218 explained alphabet technology and enhancement provided by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0708 - POIMS. ref SDS 77 3100                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0709 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0710 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0711 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0713 -  ..
AX0714 - 2000 Years Stable Foundation Builds Civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0715 - Superhuman People Enabled by Alphabet Creativity Advanced by SDS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0716 - 
AX0717 - Once invented, the alphabet has remained stable for 2,000 years                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0718 - because it supplied the complete answer to a problem, and there has                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0719 - never been need to reinvent it.(Havelock). ref OF 8 0004                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
AX0721 -  ..
AX0722 - This solved inherent weaknesses of oral communication. ref SDS 0 7426                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0724 -  ..
AX0725 - The tradition of writing "history" evolved a practice of analysis, per                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0726 - above, ref SDS 0 3339, less attributable to any particular group of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0727 - early writers, but rather is inherent in the architecture of literacy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0728 - ref OF 4 6804  The design of alphabet technology leads inexorably to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AX0729 - lifting human cognition that plans the future based upon understanding                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0730 - the past, as reviewed on 990404. ref SDS 83 1562                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0732 -  ..
AX0733 - The alphabet allows the mind to think abstractly by converting spoken                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0734 - language into an artifact, separating it from the speaker and making                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0735 - it into an object available for inspection, reflection and analysis,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0736 - ref OF 4 4800, see also above. ref SDS 0 4960                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0737 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0738 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0740 -      ..
AX0741 -     Public Utility Alphabet Helps Everyone Owned by No One                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AX0742 -     SDS Strengthens Creativity by Advancing Alphabet Technology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0743 -     
AX0744 -     On 950925 review of Douglas Hofstadter's book "Fluid Concepts and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0745 -     Creative Analogies" reveals an explanation of creativity as the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0746 -     ability to reperceive - to take a fresh look at a situation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0747 -     thought to be already completely understood. ref SDS 36 1683                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0748 -     Using Alphabet technology for "analysis" has been thought to be                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0749 -     understood for 2000 years.  SDS using the alphabet for the deeper                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0750 -     process of "intelligence," ref OF 1 0561, appears to fit                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0751 -     Hofstadter's explanation of "creativity."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0753 -  ..
AX0754 - Havelock argues that the alphabet fundamentaly changed the way people                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0755 - "thought" from prior pre-literate times, ref SDS 0 1Q4O, that relied                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0756 - solely on oral communication....                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0757 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0758 -     Plato's attack on poetry was an attack on using orality to retain                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0759 -     and communicate history, since it is inevitably inaccurate.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0760 -     ref OF 14 4802                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0761 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0762 -         [On 010622 Lenat maintains literacy makes people superhuman.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0763 -         ref SDS F1 N668                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0765 -  ..
AX0766 - Havelock's "Preface to Plato" makes the same point. ref OF 13 4524                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0767 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0768 -     [On 991209 Plato's Phaedrus explains cultural resistance to new                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
AX0769 -     technology, complaining the alphabet is mechanized thinking and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0770 -     that speech and dialog works better than writing. ref SDS C4 0877                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AX0771 -     and ref SDS C4 3416                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
AX0773 -      ..
AX0774 -     [On 000518 Professor Mary Keeler gave a presentation on the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0775 -     philosophy of Charles Peircy that recognizes a goal of knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0776 -     is accuracy that is never achiveved, but is a constant process of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0777 -     weighing understandings against actual experience. ref SDS D9 3528                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0779 -  ..
AX0780 - The alphabet replaced spoken poetry as a means to preserve the record.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0781 - ref OF 4 6804                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0782 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0783 -     POIMS improves alphabet and poetry technologies, explained in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0784 -     NWO... paper. ref OF 2 2650                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0785 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0786 -     On 991025 POIMS supports "intelligence" to improve hisotrical                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0787 -     reliance on "analysis," ref SDS A7  2846, further developed on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0788 -     990218. ref SDS 77 3100                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0790 -  ..
AX0791 - The alphabet has therefore emerged as a powerful public utility,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0792 - explained in a meeting with Morris on 970116, ref SDS 48 0002, which                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
AX0793 - supports a system of writing that enables "civilization" to flourish,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0794 - as reviewed on 930112. ref SDS 18 3443, and above. ref SDS 0 6080                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
AX0795 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0796 -     The alphabet has been a stable "operating system" for civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0797 -     to evolve applications in science, business, arts and every field                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0798 -     of humanity, recognized in naming Gutenberg as having contributed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0799 -     the most to advance civilization over the past millennium by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0800 -     developing the printing press, which is an enabling technology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0801 -     that leveraged the power of the alphabet, reported on 991010.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0802 -     ref SDS A0 2548                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
AX0804 -      ..
AX0805 -     This stability derives from the fact that human biology evolves                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0806 -     slowly.  Once a method was developed that fit its design, no                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0807 -     further changes were needed because the design of the brain is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0808 -     essentially fixed, as noted in the NWO... paper. ref OF 2 4925                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0809 -     ..
AX0810 -     Microsoft's success rests on the same principle that a
AX0811 -     single "operating system" for computers, as an extension of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0812 -     human mind, is helpful to develop applications.  The model of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0813 -     operating system as a public utility is less useful for computers,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0814 -     because unlike the human mind that has fixed capabilities, the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0815 -     power of computers is growing, and so the operating system must be                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0816 -     constantly improved.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0817 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0818 -        [On 991105 Microsoft anti-trust case was reviewed in relation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0819 -        to this analysis. ref SDS B4 4088]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0821 -  ..
AX0822 - Writing improves upon poetry for accurate remembering, and provides                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0823 - more accurate history by aligning new information with past writings.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0824 - Writing imparts "understanding" much better than oral communication,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0825 - because it does not require exaggeration to aid memory, and it permits                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0826 - pausing for reflection, rather than requiring continuous information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0827 - flow endemic to oral communication. ref SDS 0 2000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0829 -      ..
AX0830 -     This point is made by comparing use of the word "interpret" in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0831 -     Homer's Illiad and Odyssey for deciphering dreams and omens, which                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0832 -     reflects an oral form of communication, whereas written text                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0833 -     produced a few centuries later uses "interpret" to mean "analysis"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0834 -     as in examining facts of evidence, alternative correlations, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0835 -     implications of future impacts. ref OF 4 6399                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
AX0837 -      ..
AX0838 -     Homer was actually a conglomerate of different people whose                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0839 -     writings have been combined over the years into a single work                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
AX0840 -     known as the Illiad and Odyssey. ref OF 4 5229                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
AX0842 -  ..
AX0843 - Early writing captured methods of thinking prior to literacy, i.e., it                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0844 - necessarily was largely a recounting of what people said, because that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0845 - was the tradition of the time.  Writing of history introduced a new                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0846 - tradition of "analysing" what was said in relation to prior accounts.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
AX0847 - ref OF 4 6408 and ref OF 4 7395                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AX0849 -  ..
AX0850 - Use of the alphabet over centuries transformed methods of thinking, as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0851 - seen from comparing early writing that cites superhuman "gods" and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
AX0852 - feats, in order to be memorable, per above, ref SDS 0 2000, with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0853 - current methods that cite past events as evidence, and present                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
AX0854 - correlations, implications and nuance.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0856 -  ..
AX0857 - SDS improves reading and writing, explained on 950204. ref SDS 25 4995                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
AX0859 -  ..
AX0860 - Thus, in the same way that alphabet made possible a stronger form of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
AX0861 - human thinking for the reasons set out above explaining the Alphabetic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
AX0862 - Mind, ref SDS 0 1620, today, SDS can lift the capacity to think,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
AX0863 - remember and communicate, for the reasons set out in POIMS.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AX0864 - ref OF 1 3742                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
AX0865 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0866 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0867 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
AX0868 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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SUBJECTS
Alphabetic Mind Opposing Argument                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Technology that Overwhelms Analysis Deprograms Alphabetic Mind                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Analysis Overwhelmed by Information Overload Alphabetic Mind Deprogra                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Opposing Argument Against Alphabetic Mind Technology Overwhelms Analy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Information Overload Fog of War Enormous Number of Tools and Features                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Mind Numbed Informaiton Highway Alphabetic Mind Deprogramed by Techno                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Information Overload Requires SDS to Expedite Being Prepared Needs Ne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Alphabetic Mind Deprogramed by Technology Overwhelms Analysis Informa                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Information Overload Limited Time Prevent Investing Time for Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BC11 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BC1201 -  ..
BC1202 - Opposing Argument Against Alphabetic Mind                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BC1203 - Technology that Overwhelms Analysis Deprograms Alphabetic Mind                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1204 - 
BC1205 - Another author maintains the digital age usurps mechanistic, linear                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1206 - connectionist (reductionist) thinking of the "alphabetic mind."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1207 - ref OF 6 0988, ref OF 6 0100,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BC1208 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1209 -              http://www.t0.or.at/bfischer/protonet.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BC1211 -      ..
BC1212 -     The author says "orality never existed" distinct from literacy,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1213 -     because non-literate people use extremely sophisticated methods of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1214 -     verbal sounds for conversation aided by dancing, gestures, body                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1215 -     paint, and land marks, e.g., a dead tree, distinct oder, to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1216 -     communicate. ref OF 6 2679  These methods are said to give                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1217 -     illiterates a head start in applying multi-media methods of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1218 -     current trends in technology. ref OF 6 5256                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1220 -      ..
BC1221 -     Illiterates are said to provide a useful model for applying the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1222 -     Internet. ref OF 6 1365 and ref OF 6 2128                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BC1223 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1224 -        [On 000307 Rolf Jensen forecasts future generations will evolve                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BC1225 -        toward emotional, hunter/gatherer models of prior epochs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1226 -        ref SDS D5 7920                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BC1228 -      ..
BC1229 -     Marshall McLuhan wrote a book in order to advocate the end of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BC1230 -     using "books." ref OF 6 0699                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1231 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1232 -         I agree that normative forms of information in documents will                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1233 -         give way to a continuous knowledge stream, as exemplified by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1234 -         the paradigm shift from documents to Knowledge Space set out                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1235 -         in POIMS, ref OF 1 6649, and the NWO. ref OF 2 4212                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BC1237 -      ..
BC1238 -     Author asserts that "... new modes of information management                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1239 -     cannot be grasped by the alphabetical mind. The utilization of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BC1240 -     networked, horizontally-distributed, multimedial, connected,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1241 -     non-linear, non-sequential, non-hierarchical information and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1242 -     communication machines implies a simultaneous and constantly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1243 -     renewed invention of the utilization-language itself, beyond the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1244 -     phonetic alphabetical codes. ref OF 6 2332                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1245 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1246 -            [On 001122 John Maloney objects to mechanized thinking.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1247 -            ref SDS E5 UO6G                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1249 -             ..
BC1250 -            [On 010114 John Maloney proposes "talking" about KM is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1251 -            "doing" KM that produces "sympathized knowledge derived                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BC1252 -            from socializtion which yields fantastic social contacts.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1253 -            ref SDS E7 EK3I and ref SDS E7 V24S                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BC1255 -             ..
BC1256 -            [On 040620 John Maloney offers semianr on KM that objects                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BC1257 -            to mechanist linear reductionist (connectionist) thinking,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1258 -            offers new vision for 21st century. ref SDS G7 U78Y                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1260 -          ..
BC1261 -         This assertion is unsupported.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1262 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1263 -     ...television in the 1960s and subsequent information and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BC1264 -     communication technologies are said to cause "... general                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BC1265 -     deprogramming of the western alphabetical mind result[ing] in a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1266 -     general loss of self-definition. ref OF 6 6351                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BC1268 -          ..
BC1269 -         This may be a form of explaining the phenomena of information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1270 -         overload which leads to meaning drift, explained in NWO.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1271 -         ref OF 2 9449                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BC1273 -          ..
BC1274 -         As stated in POIMS getting confused by too much information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1275 -         has always been a problem, endemic to human biology.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BC1277 -      ..
BC1278 -     "Alphabetical imperialism" seems to mean distinguishing literacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1279 -     from orality, ref OF 6 0100, and reflects arbitrary political                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BC1280 -     divisions that can be replaced by an undefined "open model."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1281 -     ref OF 6 5760                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BC1283 -      ..
BC1284 -     "Networked self" is a phrase proposed that is grounded or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BC1285 -     encompasses non-liturate peoples, and which is said to be a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1286 -     solution for dealing with the digital revolution that overwhelms                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1287 -     the alphabetical mind with too much information. ref OF 6 2128                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BC1288 -         ..
BC1289 -         This problem is cited in POIMS. ref OF 1 0307
BC1290 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1291 -         ...and in the NWO... ref OF 2 0520                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1293 -      ..
BC1294 -     The author's argument fails to persuade that a mind wired to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1295 -     connect small meanings into larger understandings cannot continue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1296 -     to benefit from a physical analog of that process, which is the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1297 -     alphabet, per analysis above. ref SDS 0 4960  The alphabet has                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BC1298 -     endured unchanged for two millennia because it reflects a basic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1299 -     cognitive process, noted by Havelock. ref OF 8 0004                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BC1301 -      ..
BC1302 -     Technology must expand the role of analysis that generates                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BC1303 -     information on structure and sequence, to the more fundamental                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BC1304 -     process of "intelligence" that converts information into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BC1305 -     knowledge, wisdom and vision, by connecting chains of chronologies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1306 -     of cause and effect.  Historically this has been the province of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1307 -     history.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BC1309 -      ..
BC1310 -     POIMS technology supports a faster process of generating useful                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1311 -     near-term history, also called "intelligence." ref OF 1 6649                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1312 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1314 -  ..
BC1315 - Paradigm Shift from Orality to Literacy Continues                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BC1316 - 
BC1317 - The shift from orality to literacy was not an abrupt and complete                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BC1318 - schism, for oral discourse didn't become extinct nor has its influence                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1319 - on literacy ever been diluted away. The shift from orality to literacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1320 - was a cultural transition, an intellectual paradigm far different                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BC1321 - conceptually, technologically, and historically.  Thucydides "writing"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1322 - of history contended with a tradition of orality, while creating a new                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1323 - one of literacy. ref OF 4 3355                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1325 -  ..
BC1326 - "Paradigm shifts" require effort for extended periods, as reviewed on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1327 - 960612 concerning Lynn Conway explaining struggle to gain acceptance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1328 - of VLSI computer chip technology that eventually enabled Intel to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BC1329 - rise, once resistance by executives was overcome. ref SDS 44 1368                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BC1330 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1332 -       ..
BC1333 -      Com Metrics Shifts Paradigm from Information to Intelligence                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BC1334 -      
BC1335 -      On 921217 identified paradigm shifts flowing from integration of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1336 -      time and information using SDS. ref SDS 17 1829                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BC1337 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1338 -      As with the change from orality to literacy, the shift from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1339 -      information to knowledge through Communication Metrics must                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1340 -      contend, as explained on 970830, ref SDS 51 0140, with centuries                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BC1341 -      of tradition where people have relied on...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1343 -             ..
BC1344 -           printed material commonly called "documentation," rather                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1345 -            than a continuous knowledge stream. ref SDS 51 4775                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1346 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1348 -             ..
BC1349 -           speaking before thinking (i.e., react on impulse cited in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1350 -            the letter on medical mistakes, ref DIP 4 4524, rather than                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BC1351 -            "think" through writing, i.e., writing to discover rather                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BC1352 -            than inform, developed on 920808. ref SDS 14 0008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BC1354 -             ..
BC1355 -           fear of accountability for error, rather than working to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1356 -            improve quality and gain credit, developed on 980405.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1357 -            ref SDS 57 5065                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BC1359 -       ..
BC1360 -      On 970321 a representative with the US Army Corps of Engineers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BC1361 -      attempted to facilitate acceptance of the shift to Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BC1362 -      Metrics by anchoring the explanation in familiar ground of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1363 -      "document control," rather than "communication control," which is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BC1364 -      a foreign concept at this time. ref SDS 50 0866                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BC1365 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1366 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC1367 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BC14 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

SUBJECTS
Alphabet Counterintuitive Hard to Learn Foundation of Civilization                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT03 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0401 -  ..
BT0402 - Children Learn Literacy, Adults Practice Oral Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0403 - Intelligence Powerful Technology for Classroom and Office of Today                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0404 - 
BT0405 - The history of alphabet technology and literacy from reviewing the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0406 - Legend of Prometheous, above, ref SDS 0 5628, yields a solution for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0407 - information overload that plagues the modern era, ref OF 2 0481, by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0408 - using SDS for continual learning, per POIMS "intelligence" process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0409 - ref OF 1 6649                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0411 -  ..
BT0412 - Development of the Greek alphabet about 700 BC was a major advance in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0413 - technology that aids human memory.  About 300 years later, Thucydides                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0414 - figured out how to use the alphabet for analysis, which greatly aids                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0415 - human reasoning, i.e., intelligence. per above. ref SDS 0 3339                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0417 -  ..
BT0418 - Over the ensuing two millennia technology has so perfected the means                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0419 - of creating information that now people are forced to rely on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0420 - impulsive thinking endemic to orality in meetings, calls and email,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0421 - that causes mistakes, problems, crisis, loss and conflict, above,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0422 - ref SDS 0 0616, citing "meaning drift," explained in the letter,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BT0423 - ref DIP 4 4524, on 990924. ref SDS 96 0279 and more recently on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0424 - 991101. ref SDS B0  2800                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0426 -  ..
BT0427 - On 950204 this was characterized as the "fragility of knowledge."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0428 - ref SDS 25 0550                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0430 -  ..
BT0431 - The solution is to strengthen literacy with a new technology that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0432 - expands analysis, i.e., "intelligence," ref OF 1 0582, and to strike a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0433 - better balance between literacy and orality, by adding a new role to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0434 - use SDS technology for capturing a greater share of daily experience                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0435 - as an expanding resource of history, i.e., "intelligence."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0436 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0437 -     [On 000925 letter to Stanford to advance education. ref SDS E1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0438 -     0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0440 -      ..
BT0441 -     [On 001011 letter to SRI on education initiative. ref SDS E3 3Y2P                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0443 -      ..
BT0444 -     [On 010619 government contract agency recognizes need to improve                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0445 -     literacy. ref SDS F0 KWSQ                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0446 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0448 -  ..
BT0449 - Pressures to Expedite Using Conversation Errode Reliance on Literacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0450 - 
BT0451 - Since information has accelerated, so too, the writing of history must                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0452 - be accelerated.  SDS has a lot of "firepower" to support this new                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0453 - reality of a new world order, as reported on 950204. ref SDS 25 4995                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0455 -  ..
BT0456 - However, cultural drift, cited in NWO... , creates conflicting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0457 - traditions at the dawn of the millennium. ref OF 2 5827                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0458 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0459 -     [On 020204 Enron collapsed in bankruptcy failing to follow good                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BT0460 -     management practice to document an audit trail showing compliance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0461 -     with instructions from the Board. ref SDS F4 P49F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0463 -      ..
BT0464 -     [On 020927 cultural drift is evident from comparing business                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0465 -     practices of the 1940s and 50s that emphasized accurate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0466 -     communication, ref SDS F9 W682, whereas, current practice eschews                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0467 -     accuracy because people fear the light of knowledge more than the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0468 -     darkness of ignorance. ref SDS F9 W657                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BT0470 -      ..
BT0471 -     [On 030804 SBC and Pac Bell telephone company managers are unable                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0472 -     to manage information in documents, and so rely entirely on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0473 -     conversation with customers. ref SDS G0 HK37                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0475 -      ..
BT0476 -     [On 050728 GE has similar policies to Enron that ignore standards                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0477 -     for good management due to fear of accountability. ref SDS H1 AO66                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0479 -  ..
BT0480 - Starting out in school children begin transitioning from exclusive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0481 - reliance on orality to skills and applications of literacy.  Over                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0482 - 3,000 years of cultural advance are compressed into 12 years of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0483 - learning, discussed above. ref SDS 0 5628  The classroom teaches and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0484 - rewards skills in written analysis, review of history for lessons                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0485 - learned, and mathematics for organization and precision.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0487 -  ..
BT0488 - Literacy is the core competency of civilization. ref OF 14 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0489 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0490 -      [On 010622 literacy makes people "superhuman." ref SDS F1 N668                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0492 -  ..
BT0493 - Success learning literacy shown by scholastic grades is rewarded by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0494 - facilitating transition joining the work force.  Good grades often                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0495 - mean getting a "good" job and "good" pay.  Therefore, being good at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0496 - reading and writing, i.e., literacy, is "good," i.e., like god.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0498 -  ..
BT0499 - Once on the job, however, a slow reverse transition begins that grows                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0500 - farther and farther from reliance on reading and writing, to the point                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0501 - where daily work is almost entirely based on talking and hearing,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0502 - i.e., orality, dialog, word of mouth, guess and gossip, warm fuzzy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0503 - feelings, hunch and hope foraging on a constant stream of information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0504 - from meetings, calls, and email, with attendant weaknesses of oral                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0505 - communication cited above. ref SDS 0 7426                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0506 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0507 -     [On 011102 research shows professional people have turned to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0508 -     conversation as the primary tool for Knowledge Management.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0509 -     ref SDS F3 H461                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0511 -      ..
BT0512 -     [On 020504 study shows professional standards for communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BT0513 -     practices and requirements on good management specified in FAR,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0514 -     ISO, Health Care, Covey, Drucker, law, contract notice provisions,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0515 -     and 2,000 years of literacy for contemporaneous documentation for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0516 -     alignment and feedback to work intelligently, quickly, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0517 -     accurately are ignored in government, business, health care, every                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0518 -     sector. ref SDS F5 NS6F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0520 -      ..
BT0521 -     [On 020820 email is equated with discussion that fosters relaxed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0522 -     effort concerning accuracy in order to move conversation forward.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0523 -     ref SDS F6 UQ9L                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0525 -      ..
BT0526 -     [On 030804 SBC and Pac Bell telephone company managers are unable                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0527 -     to manage information in documents, and so rely entirely on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0528 -     conversation with customers. ref SDS G0 HK37                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0530 -      ..
BT0531 -     [On 050728 GE employees cannot communicate with customers in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0532 -     writing for accurate understandings. ref SDS H1 7I5L                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0534 -      ..
BT0535 -     [On 080404 UCSF medical professionals feel conversation is so fast                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0536 -     and easy, that there is not enough time to write up feedback that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0537 -     verifies accuracy of understandings, ref SDS H4 YO6G; writing to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0538 -     authenticate conversation seems like unnecessary overkill.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0539 -     ref SDS H4 O166                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0541 -      ..
BT0542 -     [On 080410 UCSF wants patient to call so that someone can                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0543 -     document a call rather than respond to documentation submitted                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0544 -     by the patient. ref SDS H5 U59F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0546 -  ..
BT0547 - Why?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0549 -  ..
BT0550 - Limited time is a slippery slope to laziness.  Everybody is trying to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0551 - expedite, i.e., to be a good "problem handler," discussed with Ross on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0552 - 980808. ref SDS 59 4140                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0554 -  ..
BT0555 - Talking seems fast and easy compared to writing that requires time for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0556 - deliberation to verify accuracy and organize the record.  Working from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0557 - memory in conversation takes no time to organize anything; whereas,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0558 - writing piles up, taking more and more time for organization needed to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0559 - find relevant details to verify accuracy and discover correlations,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0560 - implications and nuance overlooked in conversation.  Laziness drives                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0561 - desire to avoid diligence and rely on conversation that occurs in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0562 - moment, rather perform the hard work of knowledge management that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0563 - converts implicit (tacit) knowledge (hunch, guess, gossip, memory),                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0564 - into a useful body of accurate, explicit knowledge.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0565 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0566 -            [On 000307 knowledge management is a lot of hard work using                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0567 -            conventional technologies and practices. ref SDS D5 767G                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0569 -  ..
BT0570 - Nobody has time to think, reported on 970910. ref SDS 52 3479                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0572 -  ..
BT0573 - Fear of accountability transforms people from thinking through writing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0574 - to thinking spontaneously through conversation, reported on 980405.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0575 - ref SDS 57 5065                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0577 -  ..
BT0578 - Talking and listening are entertainment, with strong inherent social                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0579 - rewards. ref SDS 0 4505  The mystique of the Pied Piper convincing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0580 - people to say "yes," is a powerful incentive for reliance on the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BT0581 - entertainment dimension of communication, as related in reviewing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0582 - Covey on 921205. ref SDS 16 4820  Economic rewards of selling cause                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0583 - university and executive training to focus on dialog skills, reported                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0584 - on 950523 reviewing Com Metrics class for the Wharton School of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0585 - Business. ref SDS 31 2130                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0587 -  ..
BT0588 - However, false knowledge due to meaning drift, explained in POIMS,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0589 - ref OF 1 8316, is magnified by talking and listening.  Mistakes are                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0590 - hidden, because impacts are transferred to others and are deferred, as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0591 - explained in analysis on the high cost of medical mistakes on 990924.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0592 - ref DIP 4 1680                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0593 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0594 -     [On 991123 executive training teaches verbal skills. ref SDS B7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0595 -     1989                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0597 -      ..
BT0598 -     [On 991227 mistakes in executive communication. ref SDS C7 9844                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0600 -      ..
BT0601 -     [On 030804 SBC and Pac Bell telephone company managers are unable                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0602 -     to manage information in documents, and so rely entirely on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0603 -     conversation with customers. ref SDS G0 HK37                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0605 -  ..
BT0606 - Since errors from meaning drift are hidden, and impacts are deferred,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0607 - the benefits of orality for entertainment is reinforced, and there is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0608 - no proactive cultural artifact, such as grades, that rewards literacy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0610 -  ..
BT0611 - Since colleagues and competitors are subject to the same common social                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0612 - forces, the cost of mistakes and missed opportunities is not an                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0613 - effective metric to increase reliance on literacy, because the cost of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0614 - illiteracy is accepted in reduced earnings, higher prices and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0615 - insurance premiums.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0616 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0617 -     An example is a doctor who proudly recalls getting an A for a 40                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0618 -     page report in college analysing a theoretical patient with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0619 -     multiple ills, showing alternative treatment plans and tests based                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0620 -     on symptoms and medical history.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0622 -      ..
BT0623 -     Now 30 years later, the doctor proudly reports not having ever                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0624 -     written a treatment plan, reviewed medical history nor anlaysed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0625 -     alternatives, because "... when I see a patient, they tell me the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0626 -     problem and my examination shows everything I need to know for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0627 -     effective treatment."  If I make a mistake, I simply adjust the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0628 -     treatment, so there is no need to waste time with analysis, as we                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0629 -     did in college.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0631 -      ..
BT0632 -     A scenario illustrating this practice is developed on 991028 from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0633 -     an actual case study in 1997. ref SDS A8  2078                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0635 -      ..
BT0636 -     The same is true for the mechanic, the CEO, the engineer, the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0637 -     lawyer, the farmer and so on.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0639 -  ..
BT0640 - "Adjusting treatment" is also called "rework," reviewed by the U.S.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0641 - Army Corps of Engineers in a report on 971007. ref DRP 4 4680                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0643 -  ..
BT0644 - Since neither grades nor cost point to the need for literacy, the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0645 - trend toward oral communication accelerates over a career under the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0646 - guise of "saving time," also called "problem handling," "expediting,"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0647 - being "efficient" and "cost conscious," to justify satisfying the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0648 - underlying biological impulse for reacting spontaneously, explained in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0649 - POIMS, ref OF 1 4079, rather than using the alphabet to analyse, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0650 - to use SDS for adding "intelligence" to management.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0652 -  ..
BT0653 - People in the work place, pressed for time, sense a critical                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0654 - distinction:  talking is fast and easy, and writing is slow and hard.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0655 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0656 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0657 -                  Fast and easy v. Slow and Hard                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0658 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0659 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0660 - ...leads people, absent leadership, to opt for orality rather than                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0661 - analysis, organization and feedback.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0663 -  ..
BT0664 - Fear of accountability is greater than fear of mistakes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0666 -  ..
BT0667 - Another distinction on the minds of top executives is that fast                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0668 - talking makes it easier to get credit when things go well, that leads                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0669 - to promotion; and, fast talking avoids accountability for problems;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0670 - whereas, writing is never read when things go well, so the credit goes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0671 - to the fast talkers.  Nobody ever gets an A for preparing a good memo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0672 - on the job.  But, when things don't go well, writing things down                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BT0673 - brings accountability due to fast talking lawyers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0674 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0676 -                      ..
BT0677 -                     promotion v. accountability                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0678 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0679 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0680 - ...leads people, absent leadership, to opt for talking rather than                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0681 - analysis, under feel good management practice explained in the NWO...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0682 - ref OF 2 0899                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0684 -  ..
BT0685 - Benefits from the strength of literacy for analysis -- objectivity,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0686 - perspective, permanence to human thought -- gradually become viewed as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0687 - disadvantages in the work place, leading most people to seek refuge in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0688 - the weakness of orality, ref SDS 0 7426, in order to escape                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0689 - accountability, reported on 980405. ref SDS 57 5065                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0691 -  ..
BT0692 - Knowledge of defective O Rings on the Challenger space shuttle were                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0693 - not reported in order to prevent a failed space launch that killed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0694 - astronauts and cost $100M of dollars. ref OF 15 0978  This was                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0695 - reviewed on 921021 from a Cal Tech seminar. ref SDS 15 4499                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0697 -  ..
BT0698 - On 990525 engineers don't want to write things down, they want to rush                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0699 - ahead and do the technology, and managers pressure engineers to cut                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0700 - corners on writing things down in order to expdite the work.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0701 - ref SDS 85 0966                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0702 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0703 -     [On 000517 project in Texas showed that adding intelligence to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0704 -     management saves time, but there is usually not enough time for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0705 -     literacy. ref SDS D8 2064                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0707 -      ..
BT0708 -     [On 001004 worry that literacy requires too much diligence.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0709 -     ref SDS E2 B7Z4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0711 -      ..
BT0712 -     [On 050728 GE employees cannot communicate with customers in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0713 -     writing for accurate understandings. ref SDS H1 7I5L                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0715 -  ..
BT0716 - These strong social pressures against improving literacy, were cited                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0717 - on 990527.  Adding "intelligence to management is a "disruptive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0718 - technology," ref SDS 86 1233, and on 990507 "attitudes" need to change                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0719 - in order to help management. ref SDS 84 4732                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0720 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0721 -     [On 000925 letter to Stanford to advance education. ref SDS E1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0722 -     0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0724 -      ..
BT0725 -     [On 001011 letter to SRI on education initiative. ref SDS E3 3Y2P                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0727 -  ..
BT0728 - Those few who maintain a literate work practice, exercising diligence                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0729 - through copious analysis that avoids the ambiguity of mental maps,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0730 - from review of Andy Grove's book on 980307, ref SDS 56 3668; and those                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0731 - who grab a pen and start writing at the end of meetings, have a better                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0732 - chance of becoming successful CEOs, according to Fortune reviewed on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
BT0733 - 990625. ref SDS 88 1024                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0735 -  ..
BT0736 - "Analysis" is an element of intelligence in POIMS that is supported by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0737 - SDS, ref OF 0 0582   It is set out on 991025, advocated by Drucker,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0738 - Landauer, et al., ref SDS A7  5888, as a key solution to meaning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0739 - drift, later explained on 991101. ref SDS B0  2800                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0741 -  ..
BT0742 - On 991028 Peter Drucker honored Gutenberg in an article about the role                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0743 - of technology in a "knowledge revolution." ref SDS A7  3060  Gutenberg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
BT0744 - was honored on 991010 as the leading figure advancing civilization in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0745 - the past 1000 years because his printing press spread the benefits of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0746 - literacy that supports analysis. ref SDS A0 3056                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0747 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0748 -    [On 991204 national initiative launched to reduce medical mistakes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0749 -    ref SDS C2 0889                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0750 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0752 -  ..
BT0753 - New Tools and Roles (Scribe) Needed for Knowledge Revolution                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0754 - 
BT0755 - Since, as seen above, strong cultural forces turn the benefits of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0756 - literacy into disadvantages, ref SDS 0 7520, "analysis" relying on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0757 - remembering and mental pondering is no longer sufficient to deal with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
BT0758 - a faster pace of information in the modern era.  Therefore, a stronger                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0759 - practice is needed in moving into a new millennium, defined as...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0760 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0762 -                           ..
BT0763 -                          intelligence                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0764 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0765 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0766 - ...in POIMS, ref OF 1 0582, explained also on 991028. ref SDS A7  2846                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0767 - ..
BT0768 - This reflects findings in the report by the U.S. Army Corps of
BT0769 - Engineers on 970328. ref DRP 3 8449 and 18 months later on 980803 Max                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0770 - Blodgett noted continuing need for a modern "scribe." ref SDS 58 4712                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0771 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0773 -  ..
BT0774 - Research Spawns Further Inquiry to Move Civilization Forward                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
BT0775 - 
BT0776 - As a result of Hutch's industry, ref SDS 0 4355, decided to contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0777 - the author of the work on Thucydides, ref SDS 0 7048, about supporting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
BT0778 - NSF research project, ref OF 16 0001, on improving the alphabet to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
BT0779 - support better history.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BT0781 -  ..
BT0782 - Submitted ref DIT 1 0001 to Mark Rutkus at the Ohio State University                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0783 - explaining how to improve the alphabet and requested comments.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0784 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0785 -    This letter bounced back saying the address no longer exists, so                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0786 -    he may have left the University.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0787 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0788 - ..
BT0789 - Found another site looking for the "alphabetical mind," which is
BT0790 - included in a review of a book...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
BT0791 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0792 -      http://www.hup.harvard.edu/S98Books/S98Catalog/avatars_word.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
BT0793 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0794 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0795 -                        Avatars of the Word                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
BT0796 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
BT0798 -  ..
BT0799 - Written by professor James O'Donnell at University of Pennsylvania.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
BT0801 -  ..
BT0802 - Submitted ref DIT 2 0001 seeking support for NSF study project, based                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
BT0803 - on the work in POIMS. ref OF 1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
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BT0806 - A third letter, ref DIT 3 0001, went to professor John Hilton in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
BT0807 - Classical Studies Department at the University of Natal in Durban,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
BT0808 - South Africa, because they developed the site that explained the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
BT0809 - history of the alphabet. ref SDS 0 2277                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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BT0811 -     [On 991116 received response from John. ref SDS B5 0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
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