7/21/2015 is almost = 2/20/2019 ?! I’m always a little surprised when I’m researching and end up in the same places as I had long ago, despite taking wildly different paths to get there. Just now, I ended up on: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subsumption_architecture and saw reference to “SB-MASE is a subsumption-based multi-agent simulator.” which looked interesting. I downloaded it, only to find I ALREADY HAD a folder called SB-MASE” created on 7/21/2015! How did I end up in the same place? This time, I was looking up “Ontological landscapes: recent thought on conceptual interfaces between science and philosophy” by V Petrov, and saw it was in “Foresight” publication, which looked interesting, found an article called “Robert Rosen’s anticipatory systems”. Ooh, anticipatory systems! I like that. So, looked up Robert Rosen -> anticipatory systems -> Anticipation (AI) -> Reactive Planning -> Subsumption arthitecture to downloading the SAME THING I downloaded 1310 days ago (187 Weeks ago or 3 Years and 7 Months ago). Now I have to see how i got there LAST time, as I used to make notes on my own paths. But this is a long time for a path crossing – and oddly specific. (I’ve also been looking at self-avoiding walks lately and they model unique paths that don’t have loops)

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In some views of static block universe, time can be eliminated, “cancelled out” from a “higher dimensional” view, leaving our spacetime ‘footprints” left behind as trails in a huge static spacetime map (that is presumably viewable from a higher dimension which ALSO has its OWN timeline allowing viewing of THIS one from a static / ‘it is finished’ POV. But in process philosophy, change is a given – a must. Any conceptualization of static object is at best a convenience and at worst, a stumbling block.

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