“analogy is at the base of all other processes” – that gets it a <3 from me.

“analogy is at the base of all other processes” – that gets it a <3 from me.


Nothing greater than this natural base for every line of thought.

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t’s at the core. I usually call it “metaphors” as a loose coverall, but that’s because metaphors are themselves nuggets of analogical reasoning. “What makes this metaphor work?” never ceases to fascinate me.

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Main change I’d make from that illustration? Change the right hand “wheel within a wheel” to a double-loop or somehow capture the double-loop sense a little better with both wheels. I suspect it’s just an emphasis difference as I think both models are saying the same thing, with this loop being more subjective-centric action oriented.

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I’m rusty on topology but I can’t see any reason one shape/motion couldn’t become the other (the coffee cup is a donut type of thing)

 

From applied medical ergonomics, this is a good example of both illustrations.
 
The theoretical is at the top. The reality is at the bottom. “Abductive muddling” is not bad – it’s how it is and it works, but it’s not how things are taught but rather learned along the way.
 
[from here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003687017300753 ]
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Anyway, that’s my own side track: I find “how concepts are taught” to be fascinating, as it is the teaching diagram that *is* the analogy / metaphor to reality.
 
How much that visual metaphor (diagram) matches to reality (or rather, where it fails) fascinates me.
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  I love how there are so many fascinating ways to view a thing. In this case, the emphasis is on speed, efficiency vs effectiveness, collaboration of resources; it’s a “do-ers vs thinkers” loop or rather, how one can transform into the other.It was inspired by: “a fox knows many things, but a hedgehog one important thing” – Archilochus
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here is the “Diagram of the organisation of the Mark 1 Perceptron. Source with feedback loop not shown” as shown in “Machines that Morph Logic: Neural Networks and the Distorted Automation of Intelligence as Statistical Inference
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 “So we’re basically already starting equipped with a relational component and our entire existence depends on analogical reasoning, without comparing and contrasting and pattern seeking, there is no life.
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  Yup. Without it, there’s probably just fear leading to death. Analogical reasoning uses a low-energy, sparse network of connections.But what if faced with the unknown? You have no analogy.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4448811/

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  I honestly believe THIS is why babies cry.
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