[ExI] Yet another health care debate

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 02:13:19 UTC 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 11:32 AM, Jef Allbright <jef at jefallbright.net> wrote:
> Question to the list:
> Can anyone here suggest a simple term meaning "increasingly coherent
> over increasing context" with regard to this property corresponding
> with the expected competence of an agent's model of effective
> interaction with its environment?  It seems such a fundamental and
> generally applicable concept, similarly appropriate to philosophy of
> science, but I get a **lot** of email offlist from people saying they
> tend to get lost after about the second "increasingly" whenever I try
> to express lexically, concepts better expressed mathematically.

(increasing context = Bigger) and (increasingly coherent = Better)?
Possibly to reclaim this well-understood cliche for your own purpose
you could say: " 'Bigger and Better' will keep getting 'Bigger and
Better' "

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