On Sun, 10 Feb 2013 22:07:35, Mahipal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Feb 10, 3:27?pm, wil...@nospam.pobox.com (Will Janoschka) wrote: > > On Sat, 9 Feb 2013 21:28:50, Mahipal <mahipal7...@gmail.com> 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... > > > > > > Orhttps://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 > > > > > Inhttp://mahipal7638.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/tauntedpoet.pdfI > > > 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! > > Could a whole Earth actually pretend to be that stupid?! No. Global > stupidity is manufactured like soda cans to compete with beers. > > http://www.fqxi.org/data/essay-contest-files/Rovelli_Time.pdf > > Given this "THE NEED TO FORGET TIME" what means Re-entrant?
The term is generally applied to a computer routine that forces the routine at each call, to make a private copy of all the data it may change, so that routine can call itself recursively without stepping on itself. In some places is slso a type of a still, thart operates in a recursve manner.