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December 31, 2006

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Bob Wyman

Peter Saint-Andre, of Jabber/XMPP fame, has some interesting comments on the post above. See his blog post at:
http://www.saint-andre.com/blog/2006-12.html#2006-12-31T21:43

Peter suggests that "identity persistence is an emergent property of a combination of names." He also provides a link to the Wikipedia article on the ship of Theseus which presents us with some interesting problems in identity persistence.

bob wyman

Mark Szpakowski

This is what Buckminster Fuller called a conceptual tetrahedron.

The persistence axis seems to speak to lifecycle. In a way it's an existence axis, pointing to the codependent origination of identifiable (life) forms and the systems which sustain them. Ie, identity is a verb, more than a platonic identifier or a set of descriptors.

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