thread: 2006-05-17 : Six straightforward examples

On 2006-05-17, Mark W wrote:

This is pointing right at the heart of my wrestling with p/p, too. I'd always thought it was meant to be with respect to resolution, but the signals on that seem mixed.

Back in January, I was trying really hard to tie it into IIEE structure and not quite getting it.

For what it's worth, I think that Pull sometimes gets used to "drag one's heels" about resolution in a system or social contract where there's no formal way to set stakes, and Push likewise can be used to ram through a resolution before stakes are clear to everyone. That may be one reason why it's kind of an emotionally fraught concept.


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