lit & num as colonialism

literacy and numeracy both elements of colonialism..

we need to calculate differently and stop measuring things

like saying f (num) and b (lit) the same


adding page just after adding numeracy page – so most written there for now

reality as commons very resonant page as well


on science and research and literacy and numeracy as colonialism .. et al

gregorylent (@gregorylent) tweeted at 4:37 PM on Tue, Feb 18, 2020:
science is fabulous, and interesting, but it won’t give us peace of mind

gregorylent (@gregorylent) tweeted at 10:43 PM on Tue, Feb 18, 2020:
science tells us about what the mind can know about the universe .. note, that is not the same thing as telling us about the universe :-)

don’t think it really tells us what the mind can know.. ie: does science know the mind..?

same morning diff thread

Grace Lindsay (@neurograce) tweeted at 4:09 AM – 19 Feb 2020 :
C. Shannon on keeping science in *order: “Authors should submit only their best efforts […] A few first rate research papers are preferable to a large number that are poorly conceived or half-finished. The latter are no credit to their writers & a waste of time to their readers” (

*hard won order – (carhart-harris entropy law) et al

literacy and numeracy as colonialism/control/enclosure




oh my math



language as control/enclosure

idiosyncratic jargon


decolonizing methodologies

comics as unflattening