Interesting Dichotomies

INFORMATION VS SUBSTANCE

INFORMATION SUBSTANCE 
FORMMATERIAL
ORGANIZATIONSTUFF

SYSTEM

NODE
INTEGRATIONISOLATION
STRUCTURE of relationshipSTRUCTURE of thing itself

Where it's situated

What it is
Gregory Bateson. Systems theory. Complexity. Randomness. Chaos.Hard sciences. Physics. Quantification. Determination. Probability.


CHANGE VS PERSISTANS

Living organisms
BOTH
"aggressively" engage in learning and hunt for useful adaptations to stay afloat in the fitness landscape
AND
"conservatively" preserve useful strategies and existing adaptations to continue exploiting their niche in the fitness landscape.

CHANGEPERSISTANCE
PLASTICITYHOMEOSTASIS
ADAPTABILITYSTABILITY
ABILITY TO LEARN, TRANSFORMABILITY TO STAY THE SAME, UPHOLD

TO YIELD (allowing the new to come in)

TO WITHSTAND (keeping the new at bay)


MAP VS TERRITORY

"Two Bodies"

MAPTERRITORY
CONCEPTsomething that can be seen, heard, touched, felt, smelled, tasted

COGNITION (higher NS)

SENSORY INTEGRATION (deeper NS)

The body that can be described, put into words, named by its parts

The body that can be felt, put into sensations, experienced by its qualities

 SIGNIFIED / Signifié mental concept (plane of content)

REFERENT (semantics): specific entity in the world that a word or phrase identifies or denotes

SIGNIFIER/ Signifiant (linguistics): sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign

(plane of expression)



https://wikidiff.com/referent/signifier

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Signified_and_signifier


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