For lack of anywhere else to put a glossary I will put it here until I can format it more traditionally. [--NM November 18, 2008]
Corporation – an institutional story whose purpose is usually multiple
- to act as a framework to coordinate cooperative action (a subset of
- to collect and defend wealth
- to shed responsibility
Rind -- an inert barrier erected to contain and preserve something of value. Rind exacts costs, sometimes quite large, but is often worth it.
Story -- a structured assembly of symbols which influence human behaviour, thought and belief.
tau (t)-- units of human potential. This system is still under construction, but currently one average human being possesses (24 hours x 10 effort x 10 attention) = 2400 tau
TEA analysis -- a method of measurement of human potential, consisting of Time, Energy (or Effort) and Attention. Units of TEA are called tau
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