On Aug 23, 2013, at 6:27 PM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote:

This is not rat-sense or log-sense. Order of magnitude just works, it is very concrete, it is convenient, it is syntactical and is easily shared.

Another way to put this is that you are talking about things that humans are able to do without thinking. And then somehow trying to justify the position that these things have something to do with thinking.

Bob Hansen