I haven’t written the book. It’s just the seed.
You are being sent to the human colony in TRAPPIST-1e to serve as a “sociotechical worker” which primarily involves the constant adjustment of the so-called action-signifiers that are being deployed in the space station for its variety of tasks.
There is a terrestrial legend, a myth about a life form, a neural leech that proliferates on TRAPPIST-1E. Earth folks sometimes associate inexplicable phenomena with this thing they call …?…
But your colleagues on the planet confidently deny its existence. There are adverse life forms but they are nothing like that, and the incidents on the Earth show neither correlation nor regularity, so it’s just that, a myth.
“The Earth folks have always been a bit too …?… anyways,” the professor explains. “Let’s go to the space farmer’s market and I’ll show you the actual life forms we have here.”
Thanks to the recent political developments, the present referent of the nomination “scientist” is no longer “a person that’s historically recognized as a scientist through his/her scientific contributions” but the actual concrete movement that’s organized around #ScienceMarch #BilimYürüyüşü who vocally demands that “Evidence Based Peer-Reviewed Information” (EBPRI) indisputably establishes facts by getting perceived as the self-evident state of affairs.
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Topology is the turning-into-itself of spatiality.
But the restrictions that topology articulates are not spatial restrictions.
Topology articulates combinatorial restrictions over spatiality.
In general topology indicates the restricted state of the spatial in face of the combinatorial. [*]
Topology, in this sense, is a ‘tautology’. [■]
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