Written and unwritten rules LO28634

From: AM de Lange (amdelange@postino.up.ac.za)
Date: 05/28/02

Replying to LO28616 --

Dear Organlearners,

Tyrone Fernandez <FTYRONE@maxis.com.my> writes:

>Appreciate if you could send me some literature on the above.

Greetings dear Tyrone,

Try using Google's advance search engine at
< http://www.google.com/advanced_search >
Put in the top window
and in the second window
   unwritten rules
and see what you can get on the web.

The distinction between written and unwritten rules comes a long way.
The Romans used it in law while the Greeks used it in art.

It all has to do with the fact systems has a "tacit dimension", "hidden
organisation", "implicate order" or whatever we may call it. It is the
result of irreversible interactions between the system and its environ-

Some think that all of the "tacit dimension" can be articulated while
others believe that none of it can be articulated. I myself believe that
only part of it can be articulated. This requires a capacity for the
artistic -- something which already the Greeks were aware of.

With care and best wishes


At de Lange <amdelange@gold.up.ac.za> Snailmail: A M de Lange Gold Fields Computer Centre Faculty of Science - University of Pretoria Pretoria 0001 - Rep of South Africa

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