The Cave, the Map, and Some Food for Thought

Just the ponderings of a confused student looking to (hopefully) confuse others. Welcome.

Instances in which Many becomes One (and One becomes Many)

The Milindapanha begins with King Milinda asking monk Nagasena his name. Nagasena responds, “O king, I am known as Nagasena…

She’s just a girl and she’s on fire…

(All credit given to Alicia Keys for the title- click link to listen) Cynthia Enloe’s Bananas, Beaches & Bases- arguably…

The Map in Your Pocket- no, not the Google one.

Simulation & Simulacra begins with a reference to Borges’ On Rigor in Science- a fable of a map of an…

Progress in the Cave – Starting Thoughts

When coming up with the ‘Analogy of the Cave’ in 500 AC, Plato would have been oblivious to the fact…

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