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The Whole is More than the Sum of Its Parts: Chaos Theory and Family Medicine

 by Ben Wilson

Open a new browser tab and check your favorite weather forecast website or app. Right now.

How many days in the future does it go? 1,004 more words

Revisiting the "Rolling wheel problem"

More than four years back I had posed (through a (blog) post) a question. The basic question was when you try to make a wheel (with a very narrow width) stand it falls, as it cannot balance itself. 936 more words


Reduced to This...

Today’s Writing 101 challenge – to imagine a favourite festival, conference or event never happening again or being taken over by an evil corporate force… 447 more words


What teaching philosophy teaches me: Reductionism

Friday break time is staff briefing time. Yesterday we had a briefing regarding what to do if OFSTED come in this year, which is a big possibility, considering it will be close to 5 years since our last inspection. 575 more words


Are sunsets “real”? Reducing reductionism

(Sunset over Yellow Waters Billabong, NT, Australia)

Before embarking upon what will be a discussion of the semantics of reductionism, I suppose I had better define one of the “basic” words in the title of this article: “real”. 1,359 more words