Words are symbolic carriers of meaning which combined into patterns make us grasp our own feelings and the situations immediately facing us; the use of numerals lends us the powers to organise quantities: drawings are other implements of thought by which we can handle complex objects, utterly baffling to the unaided mind, and with a map before us we command large areas of which we could have no idea without them.
-Michael Polanyi, Visual presentation of social matters
Mind map #04 is included in the Genetic Landscape Zine. Quotations from David Bohm and Charles Biederman illustrate the paradox of past and present. Below is a youtube clip dialogue session which discuss on this particular mind map.