Interesting reading, thank you. Experience shows that reasonable balance between various phenomena is necessary. For instance, lateral thinking, which is a generic name for several modes of thinking, explains parts of the world better than binary thinking. But it is not always sufficient. We are using (digital) computers, nowadays an inevitable complement to human thinking and doing. Computers are very fast, and they are based on binary logical operations. Some new mathematical theories describing formally what might be collected under the umbrella of lateral thinking are fuzzy sets, grey sets, rough sets, and their derivations. In select situations they make more convincing and intuitively more acceptable results and explanations possible. But they cannot be used for building a (digital) computer.
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