Re: Thoughts and Perceptions

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Date: Mon Apr 22 2002 - 19:51:45 BST

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    On Monday, April 22, 2002, at 01:39 , <> wrote:

    > Perhaps there would be a school of physicists insisting
    > that "the wave function is the behavior," and the like.

     From the little I have seen of some physical models and maths being
    applied to social structures, I've been personally enthused by fluid
    mechanics, fractal and chaos maths, and economic and game theory- none
    of which I am competent in or even understand on more than a rudimentary

    But, I really and actually do see some validity to saying things along
    the line of 'the wave function of the behavior.'

    So, in this sense, I likewise hold with -

    > invoking concepts of
    > "belief," "memory item," etc. in analysis of social phenomena
    > strikes me as fairly unremarkable in the world of scientific postulates.

    - postulates being just that.

    - Wade

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