On Sat, 9 Feb 2013 21:28:50, Mahipal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Feb 9, 2:48?pm, Frederick Williams <freddywilli...@btinternet.com> > wrote: > > Mahipal wrote: > > > > > [...] > > > > > As an experiment, of the observational scientific kind, take a close > > > and deep look at the palms of both your hands. Draw what you see, or > > > take a photograph with your very own smartestphone. Take an image of > > > you making an image of you making your own image... recursively on and > > > on... > > > > Or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drawing_Hands. > > You Fred are both kind and brave just to interact on this silly > thread. Watch your back... > > I love M.C. Escher! Studied closely the Douglas Hofstadter GEB book > over the years as well. Still, my aim is targeted at you -- any you -- > focusing on the inside of your hands. Your palms. > > The recursion TV theme I have had in mind is of Comedian Philosopher > Steve Martin on Saturday Night Live pointing at himself and exclaiming > "There's me watching me watching me watching me..." > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Spheres_II > > In http://mahipal7638.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/tauntedpoet.pdf I > capture my animated respect of Escher. > > > -- > > When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by > > this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. > > Jonathan Swift: Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting > > Nice quote that. > Recursion, or its "pal" Re-entrant has not been much studied, Why? Very powerfull stuff there. Perhaps earthlings are as stupid as they appear!