Daily Archive for Saturday, June 11th, 2005

Finding the Third View of Disputes

Disputes — There are always two ways to see them. Is there a third view?

It’s one thing for a party to a dispute to say the other side is wrong. But how, once they see it, do disputing parties deny the third view?

Just spoke with Gideon. He is a metal sculptor. He is fabricating a third view of the Necker Cube, first introduced to me by Jonathan Zittrain, and now to be passed on by me to a young man, Michael Saltzman, embarking on adulthood, a gift like that received by Trevor Rhone, the Bellas Gate Boy, when he set off on his mythic journey. Let this be the first of many.