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  1. Feb 2019
    1. hound up in human reason. pas­sion, and imagination; that human beings function in social groups an<l arc limited by historical circumstances

      Sounds like the human-measure doctrine and casuistry. Vico = 18th C sophist. He's a bit dour, though:

  2. Jan 2019
    1. we are partofthe worldin its ongoing intra-activity

      This brings to mind Protagoras's human-measure doctrine. The only way to know the world is through the lens of our humanity; we are inherently part of the world and are literally unable to remove ourselves from it in order to see it any other way.

  3. Jan 2018
    1. The Valence static charge meter is useful for measuring electrostatic charges. Our static charge meters are lightweight, accurate, and more. The V 300 is ideal for measuring electrostatic charges in plastic, paper, packaging, textile, food, pharmaceutical, electronic, and other industries.

  4. Jul 2016
  5. Jun 2015
    1. Hopefully, Sonoma County supervisors will consider placing a road repair bond on the ballot during a high turnout election, such as the November 2016 presidential election.

      What, if anything, can citizens to to force the hand of the Supervisors to put a bond forward?<br> Because if the quotes and soundbytes hold any truth, the Board members intend to tow the gunshy company line towards being more aggressive about specific funding - and of course they might - because if it isn't part of the General Fund, they have little ability to exercise their discretion on how it is used. I see this as a great thing.

  6. Nov 2013
    1. the entire universe as the infinitely fractured echo of one original sound-man; the entire universe as the infinitely multiplied copy of one original picture-man. His method is to treat man as the measure of all things, but in doing so he again proceeds from the error of believing that he has these things [which he intends to measure] immediately before him as mere objects. He forgets that the original perceptual metaphors are metaphors and takes them to be the things themselves.

      A kaleidoscope of impressions derived from subjective projection of metaphors derived from fictitious concepts. "Life is a fantasy" of man's measure of the universe.