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Tobeimean Peter's Blog – August 2009 Archive (2)

The Source

One of the probable inspirations for this site is a famous quote by R Buckminster Fuller entitled "WHAT I AM TRYING TO DO" :



"Acutely aware of our beings' limitations and acknowledging the infinite mystery of the a priori universe into which we are born, but nevertheless searching for a conscious means of hopefully competent participation by humanity in its own evolutionary trending while employing only the unique advantages inhering exclusively to the individual who takes… Continue

Added by Tobeimean Peter on August 24, 2009 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Language is a Virus...

The late William Burroughs once said, "Language is a virus from Outer Space." It is an odd infection indeed, and yet as common to humanity as to be one of its defining characteristics. After whatever initial struggles we go through learning to speak and then read, it becomes such a facility with most of us to learn and adapt language almost without any cognizance of our doing so. Even so -- we are still 'contained' within whatever language "infections" we are exposed to. Learning to speak… Continue

Added by Tobeimean Peter on August 3, 2009 at 10:16am — 5 Comments

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