Mar 9, 2009

Archimedes' Point

Principio di Archimede-----Archimedes of Syracuse---"Do not disturb my circles" (Greek: μή μου τούς κύκλους τάραττε), ----an "Archimedes Point"—a leverage point that if force is properly applied, offers the greatest potential for system performance improvement. ----An Archimedean point is a hypothetical vantage point from which an observer can objectively perceive the subject of inquiry, with a view of totality. The ideal of "removing oneself" from the object of study so that one can see it in relation to all other things, but remain independent of them, is described by a view from an Archimedean point. ----What was Archimedes' death ray?-

"There is one single thread binding my way together...the way of the Master consists in doing one’s best...that is all."~ Confucius, 6th century bce Chinese sage and founder of Confucianism from The Analects

Chinese philosophy----Confucius----Confucianism----Confucius and Analects: Two Fibers in the Single Thread of the Master's Way----


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