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Time to erase the blackboard?

Postby pilgrim-seeker_tom » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:07 am

The teacher would always erase the blackboard when it was time to move on to a new lesson.

Would people have anything to say if they erased their "blackboard"?
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Re: Time to erase the blackboard?

Postby Meno_ » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:26 am

pilgrim-seeker_tom wrote:The teacher would always erase the blackboard when it was time to move on to a new lesson.

Would people have anything to say if they erased their "blackboard"?



Probably nothing since their blackboard had speach and language skills on it !
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Re: Time to erase the blackboard?

Postby pilgrim-seeker_tom » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:02 am

Meno_ wrote:
pilgrim-seeker_tom wrote:The teacher would always erase the blackboard when it was time to move on to a new lesson.

Would people have anything to say if they erased their "blackboard"?


Probably nothing since their blackboard had speach and language skills on it !


The same thought crossed my mind ... an analogy with obvious flaws. :-)

OTH ... isn't it a two edge sword ... what we think we know makes life almost bearable. At the same time what we think we know is an obstacle to what there is to know ... and yet unknown.

I suggested in an earlier OP the epoch of language and ritual is nearing the end of it's useful shelf life.

https://sputniknews.com/society/2018020 ... ilar-ways/

The word "trust" comes to mind ... seems to have a mathematical relationship to the use of language ... more trust = less need for language communication.
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