Language

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Language is the most powerful survival tool we have ever invented. There’s no limit to it’s logical subtlety with its being more and more straightforward, objective and penetrating. Factual memes can easily replace fictional ones (mind viruses) in such linguistic haven. After all, memes build  the very ‘model of reality’ as a reliable guide to our ‘enterprise to explore the vistas of existence’ called ‘life’.

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A language can reveal how the human brain works.

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Metaphors help us think about the unthinkable.

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A cognitive philosopher like Steven Pinker wonders what the meaning of ‘is’ is.

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Though physical concepts like matter, energy, motion, space or time are well-embeded into language, such conceptual roots are deeper than language itself to absorb sustenance from external world and to help the tree of knowledge (or reality itself?) grow (or just manifest?).

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Every ‘life form’ invents a particular language as a survival tool to grasp reality with the help of external things like sound or light or water or radio waves (ET?).

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A human language ascribes meaning to sound.

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According to Stevem Pinker, a language might be a window into human nature.

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Words are just gibberish without semantics.

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It’s foolishly arrogant to use epithets like ‘mere’ or ‘just a matter of’ before semantics.

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A language is a tool to represent reality in our heads.
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Semantics represents meaning ( the relation of words to reality).

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Albert Einstein imagined ‘time’ as a fourth dimension in a seamless hyperspace.

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An event is a stretch of time.

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Conceptual semantics is independent of linguistic semantics.

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Even before Einstein, space and time were used interchangeably in metaphors.
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Concepts are doughs that we keep on kneading in mental space to give them shapes of our needs.
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