James Gleick on Information and Meaning

if we are pluralists I think we need to give up on the quest for the holy grail of a grand Syn-Thesis, a one-size-fits-all unifying theory/model/framework/formula/equation/etc, and stick to what we can actually achieve given our all-too-human capacities and limits, more like the ‘synthetic’ in synthetic-biology.

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