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On 11/6/06, Ryan Lanham <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> My mental picture of this is molecules in motion with various types of
> contexts yielding state changes, etc. in various situations. Thus there
> might be analogues for PV=nRT etc.
> [. . .]
> Energy is a function of the motility of information.
> [. . .]
> I am trying to get past the metaphor stage. Any ideas on how to begin
> to look at a "kinetic SNA" (i.e. relationships as expressions of
> energy)? Has this path already been worked out? I can't find it if it
Wow, this is *exactly* how I picture society too. In fact just today I
was about to try to introduce this image to a friend; I thought I had
a good handle on it but in working through it I found that that's not
Sorry, I don't know any citations for this. It's a really difficult
topic, simply because of "how do you operationalize all those
variables", but I'm very interested in trying at this.
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