ISes Don’t, And Nouns Are Not
We are very pleased to include the whimsical-yet-profound poetic exploration of what I have termed”The Tyranny of the Nouns!” by John Chase Schaeffer. Enjoy! Thanks, John!
|If you want to learn something about General Semantics, one of the first things you need to do is rid yourself of the idea that it has anything to do with the discipline of semantics as we usually understand the term.|
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Originally posted 2017-05-18 07:59:30.
"I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai. "
- ISes Don’t, And Nouns Are Not - Wed 22 Mar 23
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Quotes That MatterIf you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment, "Meditations"Marcus Aurelius
Stoic Philosopher and Roman emperor, 161-180 AD
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