Sunday, February 9, 2014

Semiotics Pioneer, Charles Morris, Describes 'General Semantics'

"The work of A. Korzybski and his followers, psycho-biological in orientation, has largely been devoted to the therapy of the individual, aiming to protect the individual against exploitation by others and by himself." 
— Charles Morris, in Signs, Language and Behavior (1946)

Saturday, February 8, 2014

From the Stray Thought Bin - Watch Your 'Philosophizing'

If you want to go higher and higher,

with your head floating up in the clouds,


make sure that your legs are well-tethered,

to keep both your feet on the ground.