Center for Strategic Communication

Pattern recognition: backlash

[ by Charles Cameron — on human obstinacy, a change of heart, and what seems to me a major piece from Res Militaris ] . There’s a pattern of backlash that occurs when you present people with facts that don’t fit their preconceptions — they...

The best war game is a library of windows

[ by Charles Cameron — Escher, Borges, simulating the future, wargames, A Pattern Language, Sembl ] . MC Escher, Relativity. Ridiculous phrase, a library of windows. Unless you think, as I do, of books as windows onto different worlds, in which case it makes a...