Quads

Consider A:B::C:D analogy-ratio-relationships as 2x2 matrices? For instance, how the presence & absence of Respect & Empathy result in various feelings toward others:

-Respect +
+Pity Admiration
Empathy
-Rejection Fear

or how the Breadth-Depth dichotomy plays out against degrees of following standard past patterns in various professions:

Breadth
ArtistEntrepreneur
Break Rules Keep Rules
ScientistBuilder
Depth

or with arrows:

mathematics physics
    ↓      ↓
Category
Theory
philosophy

or without:

horse ship
land sea

or:

contrast epigram
resemblance simile

And consider other examples? ... meta-methods to build diagrams from kennings or semi-structured essays? ... the optimal format(s) to display relationships among concepts and analogies?

Yes, and ...!

^z - 2019-04-18