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Language Barriers, and Cognitive Grasping.

Well, another month has just about passed, and I spent another week in the wonderful place called the behavioral health unit, locally.  ‘Twas roughly the last week of Sept in which it occurred, but specific details will be withheld.  518 more words

Philosophical Musings

why is a raven like a writing desk?

This was not supposed to be a religious blog. My religious obsessions somewhat overran my last attempt at blogging and so I very nearly gave it up. 1,800 more words

Symbols, Language Games, and Alchemy

To revisit the prior posted ideas in regards to the Alchemy system.  Of a system based upon the interpretation of symbols, and the application of derived meanings in that context.  550 more words

Philosophical Musings

Album Review: Deafheaven - Roads to Judah (2011)

The 12 minute opener, Violet begins softly offering a simple guitar melody with the soft patter of drums in the background. It wraps itself around your mind as the volume increases & the beat intensifies, twisting like early morning mist. 390 more words

Album Reviews

The Question of Identity: Some Preliminary Observations

Is a language possible in which the well-formed sentence eschews a subject? Linguists, I think, categorize languages in one way by the manner in which the basic sentence structure orders three components: subject, verb, and object. 846 more words

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A Linguistic Analysis of #PronouncingThingsIncorrectly

One of the really cool things about the internet is that it’s a great medium to observe linguistic innovations. A lot of examples of linguistic play that would  have been pretty ephemeral are now safely recorded and shared. 957 more words

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