Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wordsmithing…

Just a quick thought tonight… There are lots of words in English that are derived from proper nouns–things like “Kleenex” or “to xerox” something are more recent additions to our vocabulary, but there are also older words–such as “sandwich” (named … Continue reading

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The Gravity of Consciousness

This will not be a fully-fleshed out idea. It will be a start. And it will have an extremely long set up. Bear with me.. and don’t get eaten by any bears along the way… Backing up–it should be clear … Continue reading

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Propagation and Consolidation pt. 2–Communication Styles

So the issue of extraversion vs introversion came up again.  Actually, it came up a couple of weeks ago, but I’ve been so busy that I didn’t really have time to spend writing this particular blog post out.. But today … Continue reading

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A bit about me…

Data for those who want to improve their simulations of me… (It’s Marcel Proust’s famous interview questionnaire..) 1) What is your idea of perfect happiness? The life I’m living. Although I take issue with “perfect”–because “perfect” comes from perfectum==> from … Continue reading

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Interesting post–for what it obscures..

By way of Andrew Sullivan, I came across this post…. Initially, I can say that when I read the two alternatives: A Time-civilization where, “A mere hundred thousand people live sustainably for a billion generations before finally going extinct” vs. A … Continue reading

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Indo-European Root Words–Translation and Metaphor–pt. 2c-Verbs

Wow… It is hot today.. and I’ve finally gotten to a point where I have a free hour to try and bang out this final part of the Indo-European Root Words that I’ve analyzed. Interestingly enough, there are more verbs … Continue reading

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