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The US gov't on cannabis

A new page at a dot gov address has actually posted positive information about cannabis, including its anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects as well as pain relief, improved mood, improved sleep, and improved sense of well-being. 208 more words

Cultural Norms

Straight Into the Dark

THROUGH WATERS UNCHARTED MY SOUL WILL EMBARK

I’LL FOLLOW YOUR VOICE STRAIGHT INTO THE DARK

CAPTAIN, HILLSONG UNITED

I didn’t think twice after eating an entire box of Raspberry Pop-Tarts, a Canadian Maple donut and a regular sized Ice Capp while I bawled singing the lyrics of this song Captain by Hillsong United.

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Purpose

A very simple example of what FIML does

This is a simple, concrete example that is best understood as a material analogy for what happens in a FIML discussion or query.

I wanted some fresh local yogurt and we also needed some cheese. 504 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Cooperative narcissism and meta-communication

I think we can describe virtually all group cohesion as “cooperative narcissism.”

Groups are pretty much all self-aggrandizing and almost all of them show callous disregard for other groups, unless they are connected in a narcissistic super-group. 827 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

A measure of worth

Good evening, Kathy. It’s Thursday.

Your post yesterday resonated with me, as I assume it would in some  way for many women in our culture. We have such a strong message that our body is our worth and how it measures up to a standard is the measure of ourselves. 555 more words

Real Life

Repost: Micro, meso, and macro levels of human understanding

This post is concerned with the micro, meso, and macro levels of existential semiotics and communicative thought, and how those levels affect human understanding.

  • Micro levels are very small units of thought or communication.
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Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Code Name Verity: Review 054

I absolutely adored this book. Queenie is probably my favorite character in any book ever now. She’s so sarcastic and witty. Her catchphrase is, “Kiss me, Hardy! 198 more words

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