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Archive for November 2010

Linguistics

November 7, 2010

One of my enduring memories from childhood reading is a passage from Richard Feynmanns book “Surely you must be joking Mr. Feynmann”.  In one chapter, he describes how he “speaks Italian” and “Chinese”—inventing completely made-up but accurate sounding languages. And to his immense amusement(and mine), even native speakers of these languages would more often than not […]

Who am I ???

November 5, 2010

A celebration of self delusion. Thats what I am. I think the concept of identity is the biggest self delusion that mankind suffers from. Let me elaborate … and for the more “pragmatic” minded of my readers, I d recommend you stop reading right now. Human beings are elaborate machines designed to battle the second […]