"While we are generally only conscious of messages
that are delivered linearly via some specific linguistic pattern, our nervous
system also absorbs messages of associational or juxtapositional natures." -
Edward Wilson & Wes Unruh
"In reality, man is a being who lives in society
therefore a language is required which makes it possible to be always passing
from what is known to what is yet to be known. There must be a language whose
signs - which cannot be infinite in number - are extensible to an infinity of
things. This tendency of the sign to transfer itself from one object to another
is characteristic of human language." - Henri Bergson
"Although we have cautioned against believing all
adaptations to be perfect, or all traits to be optimal, some human mental
abilities are the results of adaptation to primitive circumstances. The
enormous periods of time during which our ancestors were foragers and
hunter-gatherers are likely to have been formative for our species.
regard each human mind as a blank slate that
is informed by learning only after its birth has been found woefully
inadequate to explain the
development of human language.
Genetic pre-programming by
natural selection endows us with human
linguistic abilities. Those in
possession of such abilities, even in a more primitive form, had a clear
survival advantage over those that did
not: linguistic ability is adaptive." - John
Language is always in a state of
Common usage of words shows adaptation. Over time definitions
Corruption of original conceptual language images inevitably
occurs because of the adaption, modification and evolution of
Many times a language gains richness and depth as it
evolves. Other times a language is entirely changed, the word symbols morph, as
was the case with doublespeak introduced by 1984 .
force.Words are not merely symbols that point to things; they call forth
the reality and power of that being
Joseph Epes Brown
"The slovenliness of our
language makes it easier for us to have
objective, categorical, effective, virtual, basic, primary, promote,
constitute, exhibit, exploit, utilize, eliminate, liquidate, are used to dress
up a simple statement and give an air of
scientific impartiality to biased
epoch-making, epic, historic, unforgettable, triumphant, age-old, inevitable,
inexorable, veritable, are used to dignify the sordid process of international
Writing that aims at glorifying war usually takes on an archaic
color, its characteristic words being: realm, throne, chariot, mailed fist,
trident, sword, shield, buckler, banner, jackboot, clarion.
Foreign words and expressions such as cul de
sac, ancien regime, deus ex machina,
mutatis mutandis, status quo, gleichschaltung,
weltanschauung, are used to give an air of culture and
Bad writers, and especially scientific,
sociological writers, are nearly
always haunted by the notion that Latin or Greek words are grander than Saxon
ones, and unnecessary words like expedite, ameliorate, predict, extraneous,
deracinated, clandestine, subaqueous, and hundreds of others constantly gain
ground from their Anglo-Saxon numbers.
Meaningless words abound.
It is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely
lacking in meaning. The word fascism
has now no meaning except in so far as it signifies "something not desirable."
The words democracy,
patriotic, reality, justice
have each of them several different meanings which cannot be reconciled with
It is almost universally felt that when we call a country
democratic we are praising it: consequently the defenders of every kind of
regime claim that it is a democracy.
Words of this kind are often used in
a consciously dishonest way . That
is, the person who uses them has his own private definition, but allows his
hearer to think he means something quite different.
Marshal Pétain was a true
patriot; The Soviet press is the freest on Earth;
The Catholic Church is opposed to
persecution, are almost always made with
intent to deceive.
Other words used in variable meanings, in most
cases more or less dishonestly, are: class, totalitarian, science, progressive,
reactionary, bourgeois, equality.
Orthodoxy, of whatever color, seems
to demand a lifeless, imitative style.
great enemy of clear language is insincerity.
When there is a gap
between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively
to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.
In our age there is no such thing as "keeping out of politics." All issues are
political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly,
hatred, and schizophrenia. One
ought to recognize that the present political chaos is connected with the decay of
language, and that one can probably bring about some improvement by
starting at the verbal end.
Political language - and with variations
this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is
designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an
appearance of solidity to pure wind.
One cannot change this all in a moment, but one can at least change
one's own habits, and from time to time one can even, if one jeers loudly
enough, send some worn-out and useless phrase - some jackboot, Achilles' heel,
hotbed, melting pot, acid test, veritable inferno, or other lump of verbal
refuse - into the dustbin, where it belongs." - George Orwell
"Our daily language, and,
in most cases, our so-called scientific language together with its logic,
originated mostly in a pre-scientific epoch and are largely elementalistic and
absolutistic; which must hamper successful reasoning
and solutions." - Alfred
KorzybskiIn the beginning there were no words only
representational sounds, the cries of the human animal.
Original Language is
locked deep inside each of us, ready to emerge whenever we shed the inhibitions
of our social culture.
vocalizations of passionate sexual abandon are nothing other than the Original
These utterances are vectors of a communication
far more honest and intimate than
any semantic exchange.
experiences elicit utterances of the Original Language - spontaneous
vocalizations of ecstasy,
lamentation, glee, fear, rage, and joy and the
cooing noises we used at infants to placate the giants.
exclamations create primal reverberations in the body and psyche - "Tada!"
"Yahoo!" "Wow!" "Amen!" "Ahh" "Oooh" Yippee!" - words in which the sound is the
Sanskrit words and phrases often have an emotional resonance.
Words like "Om," "Ah," "Ram" and others are considered not to denote or
represent the divine, but to actually be aspects of the divine.
Native American languages a mysterious identity between sound and meaning
exists. Names and nouns are an intrinsic and inseparable aspect of the being
named: To name a Being, or any aspect or function of Creation, actualizes that
Chinese culture has strong taboos against speaking aloud dark
possibilities, lest it bring them into Reality.
In America, we still knock on wood.
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