Pinsker on Newtonian Models

Tue, 2 Nov 1993 01:36:51 CDT

Right on Eve Pinsker . . . anthropology has not been able to get out of
the Newtonian model for the most part, and when it does it is into
something similar to postmodern thought.

I recommend "The Dancing Wu-Li Masters" by Gary Zukov, a report of the
conference on Quantum Physics at Esalen in the '70's (when Bateson was

You are absolutely right about incorporating the science of quantum
method into contemporary social sciences . . . that is the entire basis
of the construct realist paradigm that I have been trying to present on
the list. Good for you Eve.

John O'Brien