fractal localism

The best way to summarize Fractal Localism … is by its opposite: abstract universalism.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Principia Politica

Principia Politica is a nascent work (available in draft form) by Nassim Taleb.

Fractal Localism is a way to think about answers to questions on how to interact with complex systems, especially ones in which the agent is immersed. think about scaling one’s interest in solutions to problems based on their proximity and solubility. it has a very stoic feel to it, a sort of categorical imperative of oikeiĆ“sis.

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