I picked up a page on the floor of the Xerox room, it’s the last page of what seems to be a very interesting text. If any one recognizes it, I would love to know who authored it.

“Humans construct an understanding of the world that is very different from the analogue flow of sensation the world presents to them. They package their experience into objects and events. They assemble these objects and events into propositions, which they take to be characterizations of real and possible worlds. The characterizations are highly schematic: they pick out some aspects of a situation and ignore others, allowing the same situation to be construed in multiple ways. People thereby can disagree about what a given situation really is even when they agree on how matter has moved through space.”

– Author unknown to me.

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