Guessing Explanations?

Our apparent inability to imagine other audiences keeps nagging at me.

If that is true for hierarchical arrangements, then it must be true for indexes as well.

So far, standard topic maps sort of thinking.

What if that applies to explanations as well?

That is I create better explanations when I imagine the audience to be like me.

And don’t try to guess what others will find a good explanation?

Why not test explanations with audiences?

Make explanation, even of topic maps, a matter of empirical investigation rather than formal correctness.

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