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There is No Such Thing as Context-Free Meaning

For this post, I would like to start out with two operational definitions: Context-Free Websites Contextual Websites „Context-Free“ websites purport to be containers without context. Supposedly, there is no „situation“ or „issue“ which constrains the content – it is assumed … Continue reading Continue reading

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Card-Carrying Members, Kind of Pregnant,… — Just Saying: Actions Do Not Speak Louder Than Words

If you maintain that (your) actions speak louder than (your) words, then that is an indication that you yourself are insincere. That is not some astounding new discovery, but it has significant impact on an online discussion I took part … Continue reading Continue reading

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Imagine only two worlds — one is private, the other is shared

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. If you had to choose between two worlds — one in which everyone exclusively followed their own dreams, … Continue reading
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The 2 Revolutions that Must Happen for Developed Economies to Remain Competitive in a Global Market Characterized by Globalization 2.0

There are 2 revolutions that must happen in order for most developed economies to remain competitive in the global economy which has already begun to reorganize in a globalization 2.0 fashion. Here, I will simply name the 2 revolutions that … Continue reading
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Refuse

In a world without borders, “refuse” is meaningless… — but we’re not there yet. Continue reading

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Even though some aspects of language are very static over long periods of time the fact that languages are constantly in flux will make it next to impossible to “calculate” individual statements or even entire texts (in other words: to “figure out their meaning”)

The title of this post is excerpted from “The Wisdom of the Language“, an article I wrote over 7 years ago. Recently published research has now corroborated my hypothesis. As my friend Lawrence Wilkenson wrote the other day: Readers will … Continue reading
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