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  • ...concealed from view" but invisible in the sense of having no single, mortal, substantive form). To be more mundane about it, think of Pepsi. Is the meaning of Pepsi some dark, sweet, carbonated liquid, meant to be served cold? I'd call that an overly literal view. Pepsi...
    Kirby Urner Jun 20, 2004
  • ...expressing the preference, we may never know this to be the case. > For example, for awhile I was choosing other brands of cola over > Pepsi, because of stuff I'd been learning about Pepsi's franchise > in Burma (aka Myanmar), and the cozy deal with the corrupt military...
    swmaerske <swmaerske@yahoo.com> Dec 15, 2002
  • ...expressing the preference, we may never know this to be the case. For example, for awhile I was choosing other brands of cola over Pepsi, because of stuff I'd been learning about Pepsi's franchise in Burma (aka Myanmar), and the cozy deal with the corrupt military...
    Kirby Urner Dec 15, 2002
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  • ...even a mystique, thanks to the expensive ad campaigns behind them (I've written about this before on this list: search on keyword: Pepsi). These campaigns are designed to impart "spin" which is inclusive in "meaning". Meaning includes connotations, not just overt...
    Kirby Urner Sep 14, 2002
  • ...This becomes the canonical way of speaking about such things -- in that namespace (context). Starting with the Coke machine (or Pepsi machine) example, it becomes easier to see why it's not so problematic to assert that bacteria are aware of their environment...
    Kirby Urner May 5, 2002
  • ...tangled up in it. But lots of > repositioning doesn't show up on the normative radar at all. What > I'm doing with my brand (e.g. Pepsi) now is correct, and what I'll > be doing with it tomorrow is correct, and yet I'll have changed > the image entirely. Pepsi will...
    Tim Kjeldsen Dec 13, 2001
  • ...were tangled up in it. But lots of repositioning doesn't show up on the normative radar at all. What I'm doing with my brand (e.g. Pepsi) now is correct, and what I'll be doing with it tomorrow is correct, and yet I'll have changed the image entirely. Pepsi will be...
    pdx4d Dec 12, 2001
  • ...case, we're too busy to entertain such idle wheel-spinning, have a serious-minded invasion to plan!). Suppose I hold up an empty Pepsi can in conversation and say "THIS is Devonshire" -- then I proceed to crush it very deliberately. Well, if I were the officer in...
    pdx4d@teleport.com Apr 19, 2001
  • ...moment consider the meaning of 'gold' to be held in stasis by just this one tether." This point about "gold" relates back to the "Pepsi thread" in some of my earlier posts to this eGroup. There's this dark colored fizzy drink (another poster called it "vile"), and...
    Kirby Urner Oct 11, 2000
  • > Kirby, > > surely, I also could simply use the word "pain" instead of > "intention" to describe the transactions you described bellow. > But isn't the word "pain" used to refer to a certain phenomenon > out there? (Again, I don't argue that the same word could be > used in infinitely other language-games and infinitely > different way.) Our language game of "intent" maps to a...
    Kirby Urner Sep 9, 2000