The definitions of the terms we use have consequences for our ability to think and communicate clearly.
Imagine for a moment that your friend told you that he defines “carpenter” as “one who shapes wood by shooting it with a gun.” You’re baffled and you ask him what word he uses for someone who shapes wood by other means, such as a saw, lathe, and/or sander. 1,877 more words
My thoughts regarding Tomorrowland.
I went into the theater with low expectations. I read the reviews, and although they were mixed, there was one common refrain: at least it was original, and not a sequel, remake, or reboot. 547 more words