Quote: Map v. Territory

By Rick Colosimo / April 13, 2010 / Comments Off on Quote: Map v. Territory

I was in Wikipedia for some reason earlier, and a click or two later, I was reading the entry for Alfred Korzybski, the inventor/founder of general semantics. (I’d had the book on a list of books to read for a reason that has long since escaped me, but it seemed hard to find, and I…

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Telling wisdom with clocks

By Rick Colosimo / August 3, 2009 / Comments Off on Telling wisdom with clocks

As my grandmother said, a man with two watches never knows what time it is. That’s not to be confused with “even a broken clock is right twice a day.” (I just realized that maybe Grandma had some fixation on timepieces….)

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