With the Maiden Voyage Anniversary comes a salute to the Ship herself. She’s not only the ultimate distraction-free environment, but she sails in a rare tradition of maritime excellence and cuts a significant wake in terms of enhancing lives in her latitudes. Consider a brief reintroduction, vis-a-vis this from LRH: “Individual ships are incredibly different […]
The Education Angle
CSI (2001). A turning point in our history. International Scientology News, 27, 16-27 .
CONCEPTS The idea of grasping word meanings conceptually is something new to the field of linguistics. The endless semantic circles pursued by Korzybski and company (see Data Series 1, THE ANATOMY OF THOUGHT1) never really led to the realization that a word and its meanings are embodied in the basic concept or idea symbolized by […]
SEMANTICS In a subject developed by Korzybski a great deal of stress is given to the niceties of words. In brief a word is NOT the thing. And an object exactly like another object is different because it occupies a different space and thus “can’t be the same object.” As Alfred Korzybski studied under psychiatry […]
Now, if you know education – and you know our technology of education now – you will see at once exactly what must have happened. Way back here in kindergarten or someplace the Communist love of the reevaluation of words caught him. The favorite trick of the Communist is not to change anybody’s vocabulary but […]
What is the meaning of the word ‘disability’?” “Oh, well, Christ! Nobody could define ‘disability’!” You got the idea? It isn’t even that any big mental quirk sits behind it. No vast amount of case has to be taken into it. He just doesn’t dig this word, man! Why he doesn’t dig it, we don’t […]