I have enjoyed some of the writing and audio from Al Turtle a relationship therapist. I get an RSS feed of his updates and today found a link to his favourite books. Great idea!
I found an ebook of A. E. Van Vogt’s The World of Null-A, non-Aristotelian logic in SF form. I see that this is not a one-off in Al’s list! He is into General Semantics – intrigued I went off on a search trail.
Ah, this is the map – territory guy, Alfred Korsybski.
The organisation Van Vogt mentions in the intro. It is still alive.
Murray wrote an article in “Sociometry” linking Psychodrama and GS. I found the info in a Google book, and can’t copy from it (easily) details in the next post!
And coming up again and a gain is one that I loved when I read it years a go Steps to an Ecology of Mind
by Gregory Bateson
And the search led to a lovely essay: Exploring time-binding formulations with William Wordsworth.
There are in our existence spots of time,
That with distinct pre-eminence retain
A renovating virtue, whence–our minds
Are nourished and invisibly repaired;
(Wordsworth, The Prelude, lines 208-215, p.369)
I have that file on my Instapaper, awaiting a quiet moment when I can read it more thoroughly on the phone, where it will no doubt bind with some other moments of time.