Category Archives: Language

Patrimony

Patrimony “inherited from father”, i.e. the assumption is that the father creates wealth which is transmitted down the generations. This word does not fully encompass the concept which will be described below. In this sense it means that fraction of … Continue reading

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Why do Humans Dominate the Earth?

It has been frequently pondered why humans have become the dominating animal species. Amongst the answers which have been punted are the human capacity to use hands, the “reasoning” which allow the use of instruments and the “superior intellectual capability”. … Continue reading

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Profiling and Language

A recent ploy of politicians over the last half century has been to attempt to suppress “profiling”.   “Profiling” is a highly sophisticated identity recognizing mechanism. It is inherent in humans and part of an intuitive behavioural mechanism of self-protection … Continue reading

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Protecting Patrimony

It should be no surprise that human behaviour has evolved a number of defensive strategies against intruders. The appearance of an intruder is discernible often from a great distance and is enhanced by pigmentation or other distinct attributes. Sophisticated image … Continue reading

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Brainwashing and “Freedom”

Term brain washing was evolved in the height of behaviourism – in as much as “conditioning” was accepted as a component. One belief was that all behaviour was a result of acquired, externally induced, patterns. The extension of this was … Continue reading

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The Perceptual Foundation Flaw.

The western world almost universally accepts that it is the natural tendency of human societies for individuals to aggregate.  It is assumed that the natural social evolution is to “urbanize” and the arguments that differing social, racial and economic groups … Continue reading

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Language as a password

Elephants might demonstrate language lessons important in human contentment Continue reading

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