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The Limits of Language

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world” – Wittgenstein

This is a topic that I have been thinking a lot about for the past couple of weeks – in fact, I’ve even wrote a couple of posts touching on this idea. 

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Question Everything Answer Nothing - An Experiment in Music

Most experimental music is of a form that is nearly unlistenable to the hyper-cultured ear of today’s listener. Rhythms are broken and chopped. Audio is distorted beyond recognition. 534 more words

Itsy & The Infinite Web 6: You're In & You're Out

As the three reached the end of the road, they passed underneath a large sign that said: ESTABLISHMENT LABORATORIES – Distilling Life to Fortify our World! 809 more words

Contradiction & Paradox

Harari & Happiness

Part I: Introduction & Addressing The Universal Standard

In his best-selling book Sapiens: A Brief History Homo-Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari provides an account of human history within the framework of the natural sciences. 3,821 more words

Class Of 2018

The Coen Brothers: Chaotic Heroes for a Chaotic World

The Coen Brothers’ filmography as the bridge between noir, nihilism and a post-scientific world.

Let’s start from the beginning. As it happens, this essay was supposed to be about something completely different. 2,426 more words

Movies

No, Wittgenstein did not invent the emoji

I recently read this fun article on Wittgenstein’s philosophy of language: https://qz.com/1261293/ludwig-wittgenstein-was-the-great-philosopher-of-the-20th-century-he-also-invented-the-emoji/. It suggests that Wittgenstein invented the emoji and, using that claim as a kind of foil, explores his philosophy of language. 367 more words