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Are humans “animals” or another class of life entirely?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 9 Jan 19 in ePrime, General Semantics, REBT & Other therapies compared |

1,286 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2017-03-06 05:48:19.

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What’s wrong with saying, “I am an EXCELLENT person” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 26 Dec 18 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, Perfectionism, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection |

We have  bee having a lively–if somewhat perennial–discussion about why REBT dos not favor motivation and bolstering of “self esteem” by using global labels and “rating,”  such as “I am an EXCELLENT person.” 43 total views, no views today

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Is ePrime more than just a “semantic game”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 9 Dec 18 in ePrime, General Semantics, Uncategorized |

  Someone recently wrote something to the effect that he embraces the principle of ePrime, but does not use it in ordinary conversation because it often sounds peculiar and therefore might alienate the other person.   865 total views, 3 views today Originally posted 2012-12-31 03:20:25.

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Why “can’t” you rate the essence of a human?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 27 Nov 18 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, judgment, People Rating, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, USA |

From: Jane…@… Subject:  REX – General Semantics – Questions – REBT.info Date:  Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:01:53 +0530 To:  AskRex@rebtinfo.info <askrex@rebtinfo.info>  Hey Rex, My name is Jane. I too practice REBT and it has significantly improved my life. I have been reading some of your articles on general semantics and E-Prime and find it very […]

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ISes Don’t, And Nouns Are Not

Posted by John Chase Schaeffer on Fri 21 Sep 18 in ePrime, General Semantics, Humor |

  We are very pleased to include the whimsical-yet-profoundpoetic exploration of what I call “The Tyranny of the Nouns!”  by John Chase Schaeffer.  Enjoy!  Thanks, John! 1,591 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2017-05-18 07:59:30.

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Toward Understanding e-Prime

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 9 Sep 18 in ePrime, General Semantics, Guest Author Posts |

  TOWARD UNDERSTANDING E -PRIME by Robert Anton Wilson http://www.nobeliefs.com/eprime.htm E-PRIME, abolishing all forms of the verb "to be," has its roots in the field of general semantics, as presented by Alfred Korzybski in his 1933 book, Science and Sanity. Korzybski pointed out the pitfalls associated with, and produced by, two usages of "to be": […]

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What are you ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 8 Sep 18 in ePrime, General Semantics, Homework |

  HOMEWORK    (1) When you think of who and what you are, do you think your “nature” or “essence” is more like a fountain or a statue? 745 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-05-18 19:27:52.

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GENERAL SEMANTICS AND AVOIDING INTERNATIONAL CONFLICTS

Hello REBT Mates. I am sharing an excerpt from Mark Levinson’s  important  “Sensible Thinking for Turbulent Times.”  The complete book in paper and Kindle is available on Amazon.com . It is only $3.99 on Kindle for some reason. This chapter serves two important functions.  First it provides a comprehensive “mini-history” of World War I.  If you […]

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