" General-semantics [he liked to write it with a hyphen to emphasize its use as a unitary term for the system that Korzybski formulated] offers a way for people to size things up, including themselves, in a way more compatible with what's outside their heads (so-called 'reality') so that they can better learn, better communicate with their companions, do sharper research, tell themselves less nonsense and, by being more present to those they're dealing with, experience enhanced degrees of affection."I remember that Bob also used to say "General-semantics doesn't do anything!"
Friday, January 11, 2008
Another Description of General Semantics
From the notebooks of Robert P. Pula: