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About Alchemy and Logic

This blog is about Logic, Alchemy and the relationship between Logic and Alchemy. Classic Logic is based on the Square of Opposition of Aristotle. This square was discussed for more than 2000 years.┬áRecently scientists detected that the Square is really a Cube. It misses an extra dimension. The Square describes ┬áthe six oppositions (“dual combinations”) of possibility (“some”, Particular Affirmative), necessity (“all”, Universal Affirmative), not-possibility (“not some”, Particular Negative) and not-necessity (“not all”, Universal Negative). Geometric Logic is a part of Modal Logic which is a part of Logic. In Geometric Logic the Linguistic Representations of Logic are mapped to … Continue reading About Alchemy and Logic

About Plato and Harmony

The teachings of Ancient Civilizations are often Self-Referential. The same knowledge is showed on many levels. What we see with our Senses is an Illusion. Behind this Illusion lies a deeper structure. The last and deepest level of the ancient teachings is always related to Numbers, Geometry and the Trinity. This blog is about one of the most important geometric structures of the Trinity called the Sri Yantra. In the ancient teachings a problem is defined and the teacher gives a clue how to solve the problem. If the pupil has solved a problem he is able to move to … Continue reading About Plato and Harmony

Too Many Insights about IT-Architectures and IT-Strategy

I have been responsible for IT-Architectures and IT-Strategy between 1984 and 1997. From 1997 until now I have reviewed many Architectures and Strategies when I was part of Meta Group (now Gartner). An IT-Architecture is a System that describes the components of a Software System on an Abstract Level. An IT-Strategy is a Process that contains Stages. In every Stage a new version of the IT-Architecture is implemented. A Well-Formed IT-Strategy is able to Adapt the Old Version of the Architecture. When you’re Strategy has failed You have to Start All over Again. There are two types of Systems. The … Continue reading Too Many Insights about IT-Architectures and IT-Strategy