I spent this whole day watching Robert Greene, listening to him, reading him… And now have a question to you:
What is the difference between a world view where you look through definitions and a world view where you look through distinctions.
The first thing to do is to see what is a definition. Whatever you define: you talk about it. It’s characteristics, and you try to be as descriptive and as exactly as possible.
Our current scientific approach is definition based, and it’s actual accuracy is 10%. In some areas of science it is higher, other areas lower.
For example medical diagnosis: the accuracy is 20%. This means that we mis-diagnose stuff, because by its nature, definition does not offer a way to say: if two thins are very similar and have similar characteristics, which one are we looking at?
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