[Ads-l] Now in your hands, the the key to the "singularity"... (UNCLASSIFIED)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 5 08:53:57 UTC 2016

On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 8:54 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Surely you're not rejecting the practical semantic application of
> foundational Whorf-Sapir determinism, which is so basic to the current
> understanding of reality?

Hmm. Well, that is something that needs to be taken into consideration.

I wonder whether there are any Asian words for "Asian." We probably ought
to be using the Chinese word - well, _a_ Chinese word, anyway - for
"China," too. It would demonstrate that we acknowledge that Asia is for


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