Saturday, June 6, 2009
There are No Things Without Language (Utube)
There Are No Things Without Language.
Language is the mother of all things. Just as Korzybski noted, 'Whatever you something is, it is not,' so too we should equally admit that it is only by language that we can say what something is or is not.
As Lee Thayer suggests, there may well be a world beyond what we say about it, but no one can ever say what that world is.