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Communication and interdisciplinarity

“True communication is possible only between equals, because inferiors are more consistently rewarded for telling their superiors pleasant lies than for telling the truth.:” (from the The Jargon File version 4.4.8: SNAFU principle) “Communication is possible only between equals: that’s … Continue reading

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Arne Naess’ Empirical Semantics

My friend G. pointed out a problem that is very relevant in verbal communication between people of different backgrounds, and which needs to be addressed if we want to produce useful knowledge interdisciplinarily. In her words: “Finally another aspect that … Continue reading

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