Linguistics – Not a new thing

Linguistics is the study of language, including its elements, character, structure and modifications. Much has been said in academic circles about structural and poststructural approaches but serious thinking about language goes back to ancient times. In pre-Christian Greece, several old school philosophers discussed issues arising around logos (speech, account, reason, definition, rational faculty, proportion) and… Read More Linguistics – Not a new thing

John Locke – Antiquated and Modern

John Locke (1632-1704) was a British thinker and physician who had a profound influence on Western philosophy, particularly within so-called British Empiricism and the Enlightenment. Locke believed the human infant enters the world with a tabula rasa—that is, a blank slate. For Locke, we inherit nothing more than physical characteristics and a basic sense of… Read More John Locke – Antiquated and Modern

Christians face ongoing attacks, violence in Sri Lanka – chvnradio.com | + Opinion

CHVN Radio – Serving Winnipeg and Southern Manitoba Source: Christians face ongoing attacks, violence in Sri Lanka – chvnradio.com Opinion: Globally speaking, several think tanks and data centers report that Christianity is the most persecuted religious group in the world today. But we don’t hear terms like “Christophobia.” Is it because of Christianity’s past? The… Read More Christians face ongoing attacks, violence in Sri Lanka – chvnradio.com | + Opinion

The triumphant return of postmodernism | Financial Times | + Opinion

The hated look of the 1980s is back in vogue at this year’s London Design Festival The problem with postmodernism is that it kills everything in its wake… So design eats itself. Source: The triumphant return of postmodernism | Financial Times Opinion: This might be true of architecture, which this article wholly addresses. But in… Read More The triumphant return of postmodernism | Financial Times | + Opinion