a function with zero crossings
1. a function that intersects the horizontal axis
2. a function that does not intersect the horizontal axis
keywords: mathematics, roots, ambiguity
Life defaults to your enemies being close and your friends being distant. (cf: A: “Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well?” B: “Because they have a common enemy.”)
keywords: distance, proximity, inversion
The fact that mls trumps gls, and that this fact has been clearly intuited since deepest antiquity, is the reason for laws governing leveraged mls (e.g., the possession of certain weapons, or of certain tools) throughout human history.
keywords: Kurt Lewin, Social Psychology
A radical is a protective sheath
That binds, and busts, the behemoth beneath.
keywords: poem, poetry, mathematics, square root
(suggested new terminology)
def: an affine quotation is a quotation re-worded so as to fit well with the surrounding text.
(Unless specified otherwise, all quotations in this site are to be assumed to be merely affine quotations.)
keywords: policy, quote
def: affectation is when decoration succeeds in hijacking your regime.
Unit distance affords both local separation and global connection.
Thus, your friends are not further away than unit distance, and your enemies are no closer than unit distance.
keywords: General Systems Theory, life
The costs of holi-deals would be called holi-costs. Holi-costs will occur again, year after year.
“The value of money can be learned in just about five minutes when the time comes, but Christmas is not the season.”
— Robert Benchley
keywords: linguistics, hyphens
A metaphor is a linguistic sponge
That cleans the meaning of its grunge.
keywords: poem, poetry, linguistics
Once resources are sufficient, any further talk about them is boring.
keywords: protocol, wealth, money, funding, supplies