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Etymology and the Magic of Words

No, not entomology the study of insects. Etymology is the study of the true meaning of words. To see what the word was created to represent. Words are created with a purpose to express meaning about something. Words are imbued with a meaning. Words symbols are created to reflect and represent aspects of being in reality, or something we imagine […]

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Thought Crimes on the Rise! Is it Right or Acceptable to be Coerced into Using or Not Using Certain Words?

The social justice movement is becoming more of a joke than anything serious, and it’s lunacy is seeking to coerce people into using specific words to refer to people. Having an unauthorized thought or speaking words can get you in trouble. The Canadian socialist government controllers, cowardly as they are, might reach new lows for society as they tend to […]

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Characters and Our Character – The Etymology of Morality

I invite you on a word journey through the etymological origin of the word morality. To better understand morality, lets first look at the etymology of the word and see what it has to offer us. Below is an etymological reference to what certain words mean, followed by an elaboration to explain the meaning. You can read the text and […]

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Some Complexities about the Word “Natural”

As with many words, the word “natural” has nuances in how we use it to reference aspects of reality.   Our innate capacity to collect materials, and use them without transmutation, is a basic form of natural behavior. We (human animals) evolved the capacity to alter chemical compositions at will through technological developments that are built further away from the […]

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Beliefs – A Short Introduction

Most of us lack an understanding of how to think correctly, and how words are defined as well. Belief is not truth, despite how many people erroneously think and confuse the two. Recognizing the difference is crucial, yet most people do not. Truth is synonymous with reality/existence. Latin veritas (truth), it is veracious, it has veracity, it is verifiable, in […]

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Post-Truth – Orwellian Newspeak Arrives in the Oxford Dictionary (Spouse of FakeNews)

A new term has been invented by the disillusioned political hopefuls to say something is false: post-truth. We needed a new, cooler, hipster way to say “that’s not true”. Post-truth apparently means “circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” Not only is it an official “new word”, but […]

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The Magic of Definition, Symbols and Language – The Power of Consciousness (Pt.6)

Words Symbols Describe & Reference Reality Etymology is the study of word symbols to know their true meaning as far back as we can trace them in history, as they were intended to mean, and as they were imbued with meaning. These symbols themselves trace back to reality to represent aspects of being in reality (see the previous post on […]

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Trivium, Language, Symbols, Metaphysics and Reality – Power of Consciousness (Pt.5) and Philosophy (Pt.2)

Philosophical Metaphysics – Categories of Being   What can the purpose of words symbols tell us about how they reflect aspects of reality? Word symbols are powerful. They are the basis of actual “magic” in our lives, as my previous posts have been demonstrating in the series on the Power of Consciousness: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Philosophical Metaphysics is […]

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