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Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks …
This too I have to develop as a module. Meantime:
Many things that we think of as things are not only i-
things, intensional things (that is, not extensional things, they are spectra as well. Just as north is a direction, not a place, the political left and right are neither places nor things; they are directions along a (far from two-dimensional) spectrum.
I’ll shortly develop a module in which I’ll argue that the same applies to many of our paired words: good & bad; good & evil; light & dark … I’ll also shortly argue that however much Homo sapiens‘s development of natural language explains what anthropologists term “The Great Leap Forward,” [see Jared Diamond, The Third Chimpanzee]. I say that continued failure to generalize appreciation of the advantages of artificial languages will shortly precipitate A Great Downfall. I’ll develop that point as a part of Macroinformation.
Actually, I now have jotted modules on spectra:
Mi’s Spectra Menu coming[link to be added]