Re: Language and thoughts

Anders Sandberg (
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 15:34:56 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 12 Nov 1996 wrote:

> Awhile ago I begand compiling a list of outdated words which not only did not
> CORRESPOND to our day to day life, but perhaps were detrimental, or ENTROPIC.
> At the very least undermining advancment.
> One good example is the use of SUNRISE, and SUNSET>

Bacause it is really the Earth that turns? Better words would be
dawn and dusk.

> Anyone have any good ones to add to this lexicon of loser linguistics?

Teacher - student (they imply a one way transmission of knowledge)
Patient (why be patient when you are a patient? :-)

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y