“Synaesthesia, Data Mapping and Synchronicity”

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    Synaesthesia, Data Mapping and Synchronicity


    We are order-seeking creatures. Through our senses we receive signals from the world around us. Our senses convert these signals into electrical data we then interpret, thus creating all of our experience. We try to make sense of these signals. What endures? What repeats? What changes? We look for structure. We recognize and compare patterns, trying to understand the sensory data. We build a basis from which we make choices. Living is the making of choices, based upon the receiving of signals and perceiving pattern within those signals.


    Cage, John, 1973, Silence, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown 18–19.
    Livingstone, Margaret, 2002, Vision and Art, the Biology of Seeing, Harry Abrams, New York. 196–198,

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