Re: virus: Robin! Things, was coherence and correspondence

Robin Faichney (
Mon, 24 May 1999 18:42:39 +0100

In message <>, James Veverka <> writes
>Robin...? The existence of a thing isn't what exists or what's central,
>it is it's context and it's relationship value? Like the stars I view
>through my telescope or a person I see walking toward me on the
>sidewalk? Information, context, influence, and relativity?

OK, you asked for it.

"I", "the stars", "my telescope", "a person", "walking", "the sidewalk" are all abstractions. What are they abstracted from? Objectively, information streams (they're all patterns in streams, like eddies in creeks, again). Subjectively, experience, from which both the experiencer and what she experiences (such as stars, telescopes, etc.) are derived.

Existence isn't an attribute. What's central depends on where you're standing.

I could probably go on for a bit longer, but probably shouldn't.

>I thought the quantum bit was nifty. jim

Thanks! :-)

Robin Faichney
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