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On Saturday, February 2, 2002, at 11:42 , Grant Callaghan wrote:
> The Rorschach test conveys information to some of the people who see
> it, even though no information was transmitted.
> Transmitting an idea is a complicated process that goes far beyond
> keying words onto a surface for someone to read.
And there you have the cup and the lip.
Of course, there's a real problem in you saying that the Rorschach test
has no information to transmit. First off, it's man-made. That's a big
'duh'. (Okay, it's made by psychologists- you have a point. What real
information have any of them ever come up with, after all....) And
anything non-chaotic and procedural has information, and the Rorschach
tests are always symmetrical designs- far from informationlessness.
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