Because radio provides a safe border crossing to the outside world in pandemic times, we often listen to it. That goes well until 9:30 in… Read More »The radio, Ding Ling, the Internet and Shen Congwen
reports, stories (sometimes fiction)
Yesterday I answered the question of how Rutte could have let the parliamentary drama of 1/2 April happen. Does that answer contain knowledge? And if… Read More »What kind of political knowledge is useful?
For every jurisdiction, the first encounter with the COVID-19 virus has been a challenge of how to respond to a pandemic. It was China’s turn… Read More »The first wave and beyond: China and the USA
Perhaps the most important issue to be addressed by anyone wishing to supplement their knowledge with toy worlds is that of the method in which… Read More »(1873) Friedrich Nietzsche and Truth (@proxytruth)
To recreate social systems, I have to model individuals and the institutions formed by their networks. Individuals are part of multiple networks and can thus… Read More »(1893) Emile Durkheim and Grouped Specialisation
In order to build and run toy social systems, I have to make decisions about how I can imitate the behavior of people. Imitate people… Read More »(1885) Paul Rée, Autonomy, Morals and @realtruth