Cartographer's Nerves

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The phrase "Cartographer's Nerves" refers to the feeling of being given an
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impossible task to do, for example, scrambling an egg while it is still inside
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it's shell, or walking and chewing gum at the same time. The phrase originates
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from an aside in [[Alarius|Alarius']] <em>A Commentary on the History of History,
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Historio-Physis, and the People of the Bute</em>, in which he describes the effect of the Bute
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founders' doctrine on the king as an cruel irony, reciprocal to the "Mapmaker's
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Trials" the king had presided over the previous year.
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Discovering reality dissolving around him, and the castle literally changing form
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from day to day, Harandraff finally felt empathy with his mapmakers.
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On here to the Historio-Physics of the problem...
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Notes on an elaborate dodge to get me out of having to do a map. NOT DONE YET!!
 
Notes on an elaborate dodge to get me out of having to do a map. NOT DONE YET!!
  
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[[Awal Shrinkage]]  smiltch and canora, - Relative to the frequency of heating and cooling.
 
[[Awal Shrinkage]]  smiltch and canora, - Relative to the frequency of heating and cooling.
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Clocktowers....
  
 
[[Bordingbras his hatt!]] light and matter are interconvertable.
 
[[Bordingbras his hatt!]] light and matter are interconvertable.

Revision as of 16:33, 19 September 2004

NOT EVEN CLOSE TO DONE!!! (Good time comment on it, though)

The phrase "Cartographer's Nerves" refers to the feeling of being given an impossible task to do, for example, scrambling an egg while it is still inside it's shell, or walking and chewing gum at the same time. The phrase originates from an aside in Alarius' A Commentary on the History of History, Historio-Physis, and the People of the Bute, in which he describes the effect of the Bute founders' doctrine on the king as an cruel irony, reciprocal to the "Mapmaker's Trials" the king had presided over the previous year.

Discovering reality dissolving around him, and the castle literally changing form from day to day, Harandraff finally felt empathy with his mapmakers.

On here to the Historio-Physics of the problem...

Notes on an elaborate dodge to get me out of having to do a map. NOT DONE YET!!

Notes- in Ghyll: light propegates *instantaniously*- there is no doppler effect?

... the length of material bodies changes, according as they are moving through the ether or across it, by an amount depending on the square of the ratio of their velocities to that of light.

Broad-Based Relativity! that is, "relative to the body weight of the Speedish Chef, the age of your favorite bindlet ball player"- almost everything in Ghyll requires absurd calculations.

The distance from here to grandma's house depends on grandma's age, your height, and the last time her boyfriend came to call.

Awal Shrinkage smiltch and canora, - Relative to the frequency of heating and cooling.

Clocktowers....

Bordingbras his hatt! light and matter are interconvertable.

nanit, sugro-nanit Units of *what*

What are magnetic fields shaped like? Could a lot of this crazy physics be the effects of Warboxen?

Light and sound. Distance and Time are not independant. Physical forces aren't conservative.

At TOP SPEED (much lower than C), right angle distance is infinite.

Distance depends on the history of the object...?

Distance = Rate * Time for straight lines, but for curves? So a map of Ghyll is a relativistic map...

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