Category Archives: semantics

Male Man

/ Science / 2018 05 03 Yahoo Headline: What It Means to “Dead-Name” a Transgender Person, and Why You Should Stop https://www.yahoo.com/celebrity/m/33478c5a-23a9-37b1-b17d-50059170e4cd/ss_what-it-means-to-%22dead-name%22.html What the hell is a transgender person? Is this a question for the man in the street? for … Continue reading

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Double-Bound Honor

/ Epistemology / … / Semantics / Bill Cosby is on the hot seat for chemical rape, repeated: slip the girl a ‘lude, fuck her brains out (while she’s not responsible for what you or she does), dump her in … Continue reading

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Duplicate Original

/ Social Survival / Semantics / I’m gonna sketch an idea real fast, then hope to develop more than a fragment of it. We’ll have to discuss a bunch of ideas, “copy”, “unique”, “original” … Guttenberg, Colt, Ford … gave … Continue reading

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Agree to Disagree

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Survival / Semantics / I was in my early thirties before I first heard that phrase: from the lips of my mother-in-law: 1971ish. Etta smiled in a … Continue reading

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Special Context

“Man may think he’s pretty special, but to a mosquito he’s just something to eat.” So said the cockroach in Archy and Mehitabel. My sister read it, laughed, and read it aloud. Don Marquis’ humor was getting recycled in the … Continue reading

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Stampede

Madhya Pradesh stampede http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Madhya_Pradesh_stampede thanx yimg Humans use intellect to try to imagine “causes”; humans use intellect and social pressure, economic pressure, authority to steer hypotheses away from imaginings, testings of those imaginings, that jeopardize the existing order: the pope … Continue reading

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Eew, Disgusting

/ Society / (Lots of K. categories: cosmology, evolution, semantics … theology, social epistemology …) I’ve been quoting it ever since I first read it (1958ish): But love has pitched his mansion In the place of excrement. Nothing can be … Continue reading

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