Flat Earth Praxis

1. Dunbar’s number

How many different faces can you imagine at one time? Imagine one face. You can visualize it in great detail. Now imagine two faces, side by side. The level of detail suffers, the individual picture is less precise. Imagine 10 faces, imagine 100, imagine 40.000. At what point — at what number, does the faces cease to be faces and revert into symbols? At what point do the individual faces cease to be “individuals” and become an abstraction, a number to be…

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