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  • bjunius30
    Oct 4, 2004
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      "To be or not to be."

      If you plan to be a poet then you are the suffering that you
      keep. And perhaps that is not too much to your boot, but an
      affair of words are like daggers, and you must pierce them
      through for what else can they do?

      Yes, Anti-republican too, but hardly the fool!

      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "louise" <hecubatoher@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Patient Wordsmith,
      >
      > Try getting out of 'Hamlet', and diving into 'Macbeth'.
      >
      > You Americans miss out on so much, without a living monarchy ...
      >
      > Anti-Republican Aryan Socialist
      >
      > --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "bjunius30" <bjunius30@n...>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > But action is the enemy of thought eduard!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, eduard at home <yeoman@v...>
      > wrote:
      > > > We speak by means of "mental scripts". Thus language not only
      > > enables our communication but also affects our thinking.
      > > >
      > > > eduard
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: Mary Jo
      > > > To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 12:58 PM
      > > > Subject: [existlist] Language
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > <My thesis project would interest some here, as I am working
      > on
      > > how
      > > > the brain constructs written language, with an emphasis on
      how
      > we
      > > can
      > > > approach teaching writing more effectively in "special"
      > > situations.
      > > > I'm interested in how ideas become words -- or as Chomsky has
      > > argued,
      > > > how words allow for ideas. (It's an interesting problem,
      since
      > we
      > > > need words to measure some knowledge. This leads to "what is
      > > real" in
      > > > language.)> CSW
      > > >
      > > > CSW, This might be of interest. Although it doesn't deal
      > > specifically
      > > > with 'written' language, it deals with how the brain
      > > is 'prepared'
      > > > and 'constructed' to develop and use language. We are
      > genetically
      > > pre-
      > > > wired, though not for a specific language. The internal links
      > are
      > > > informative as well. Mary
      > > >
      > > > <http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=000D636E-E3C0-
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