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>Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2002 17:24:44 -0500
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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.
Left-right symmetricality and color (black on white) would seem to be the only thing that individual rorshach blots have in common.
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