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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


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