Moving the words along the arrows: Barry Smith’s Ontological Sextant (2nd order ontology) set to Philip Glass Floe. I made a mistake at the end… or did I? A particular process may be a universal process but is a particular process a universal substance (or a universal quality)? Are we all bit-y bit-ers (information theory-extreme)? Are we all mathy mathers ?

Moving the words along the arrows:
Barry Smith’s Ontological Sextant (2nd order ontology) set to Philip Glass Floe. I made a mistake at the end… or did I? A particular process may be a universal process but is a particular process a universal substance (or a universal quality)? Are we all bit-y bit-ers (information theory-extreme)? Are we all mathy mathers ?
So, I liked this Barry Smith’s Ontology Sextant and realized: IT’S A Directed Acyclic Graph. Finally a good excuse to play with them. So, I found: http://www.dagitty.net/ and I redrew it and got to test out it out. Set to “3-2-1 Contact! because I had the sound and since this is about exposure to other elements it was appropriate….
dag {
Process_Particular [pos=”4.946,3.040″]
Process_Universal [pos=”4.925,-0.236″]
Quality_Particular [pos=”4.030,3.986″]
Quality_Universal [pos=”3.867,-0.163″]
Substantial_Particular [pos=”2.672,3.453″]
Substantial_Universal [pos=”2.699,-0.139″]
Process_Particular -> Process_Universal
Process_Particular -> Substantial_Particular
Quality_Particular -> Quality_Universal
Quality_Particular -> Substantial_Particular
Quality_Universal -> Substantial_Universal
Substantial_Particular -> Quality_Universal
Substantial_Particular -> Substantial_Universal
}

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