Risk, Possibilities, Opacity and Creativity

Seed idea: Can we use the concept of opacity to describe both (a) uncertainty that poses risks and (b) unknowns we deliberately construct for creative latitude? With connections to phenomenology, project definition, and evolution into the adjacent possible.

Intro: 00:00
Going upstream along the path of concretizing an idea

Part 1: 02:38
Phenomenology, "bracketing"

Part 2: 10:23
Uncertainty, two kinds of opacity: risk and richness, creative constraints


Part 3: 25:18
Ontology, res extensa and res potentia, the adjacent possible