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Is ePrime more than just a “semantic game”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 20 Aug 19 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.   1,141 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2012-12-31 03:20:25.

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Is “should” ever necessary?

A faithful reader asks What’s the best response to “I should have ______  (done x y z more) and if I had, things would be different now”?     Thank you.” Ah, yes!  Our “Darling Shoulds!”  How we resist relinquishing them!   As if they were some jewel more precious than diamonds!   😉  6,420 total views, 2 views today Originally […]

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Do anti-depressant medications work?

We have been having a fascinating discussion that I reckon is best framed as “Do antidepressant medications work?”    6,752 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-08-06 19:00:08.

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Is rational always logical???

       Skywalker speaks! Is rational always logical?   Skywalker comments: 1,772 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-09-09 04:28:03.

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A reader is confused about labels and self-rating

Rate behavior . . . not self, and you are doing good ePrime and  on the right track for doing good REBT.  This process is even more comprehensible and user-friendly if you learn something about ePrime, which is not too much of a stretch   2,772 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-07-17 02:39:22.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 30 Jun 19 in Books & Media, bookshop, General Semantics, Uncategorized |

General Semantics.  If you are new to General Semantics (GS), you can save yourself from going down a rabbit hole by understanding that the word General doesn’t communicate much here, and, more importantly, the word Semantics is very misleading . . . 196 total views, no views today

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ISes Don’t, And Nouns Are Not

Posted by John Chase Schaeffer on Sat 29 Jun 19 in ePrime, General Semantics, Humor |

  We are very pleased to include the whimsical-yet-profound poetic exploration of what Karen Horney coined “The Tyranny of the Nouns!”  by John Chase Schaeffer.  Enjoy!  Thanks, John! 1,886 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-05-18 07:59:30.

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Is anythnig ever truly 100% awful?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 14 Jun 19 in Acceptance, Awfulzing, General Semantics |

I enjoy the General Semantics (actually, more “ePrime”) exercise of debating whether anything is ever truly 100% awful. 2,891 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-02-08 19:20:50.

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Toward Understanding e-Prime

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 7 Jun 19 in ePrime, General Semantics, Guest Author Posts |

TOWARD UNDERSTANDING E-PRIME by Robert Anton Wilson Originally published  nobeliefs.com Robert Anton Wilson 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. 5,551 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-04-24 07:38:38.

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Happiness of your life depends upon the the quality of your thoughts

1,795 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2016-04-11 07:31:06.

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