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Turning together with/out words

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Our only apparently unique invention is written language, and there’s lots of evidence that it’s the least effective form of communication we have, and the form most prone to misunderstanding writes Dave Pollard in his recent blog post Turning Together Without Words.

Simplify simplification

Friday, May 18th, 2007

A few days ago, I was skimming through thousands of pictures looking for eyes, preferably eyes of a strong tree out of a dream come true, but that’s another story. In my breaks, I did some day-to-day work like hopping over, actually scurrying over, to Dave Pollard (who we had already referred to) reading his […]

Different in a moment

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Who are you? Who is me? The trying is me. The trying not to is me. Even the changing is me. I am. Different in a moment. [X]

Words ought not to be trusted

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

Words ought not to be trusted – you can never be sure if they mean what they say. — Ashleigh Brilliant Let’s assume that when people say something they generally mean something different. Then, the question “What do you mean?” generally makes no sense at all. If you think that some people at least sometimes […]

Save the earth

Friday, March 17th, 2006

The most important aspect of trying to save earth is not to do so.