The speculative part of my work is that these particular cognitive tasks - ways of thinking analytically - are tied to nature's laws.
That is to say, nature's laws are causal; they reveal themselves by comparison and difference, and they operate at every multivariate space/time point.
The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly - to develop strategies of seeing and showing.
The leading edge in evidence presentation is in science; the leading edge in beauty is in high art.
My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided.
It is straightforward for me to be ethical, responsible, and kind-hearted because I have the resources to support that.
There are many true statements about complex topics that are too long to fit on a PowerPoint slide.
If you like overheads, you'll love PowerPoint.
I was writing a chapter of Beautiful Evidence on the subject of the sculptural pedestal, which led to my thinking about what's up on the pedestal - the great leader.