Map is not the territory
|Annie Mueller||Jan 28|
The map is not the territory is a phrase that first popped up in a 1931 paper on mathematical semantics. How do I know that? Because the Internet told me.
I don’t know what mathematical semantics are. And honestly? I don’t really want to know.
But the phrase—the point made by the phrase—is helpful.
It means that our ideas of reality—any abstraction or r…