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Old 03-10-2015, 01:03 AM   #4
midway
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glaring omission

The thesaurus holds that existence preceded relatedness, and purports to be the natural order of thought, originally 14 elements from Roget blossomed into well over a thousand currently. Quantum language rules disagrees with this order. The observer must be accounted for, so that the statement "the coat is red" ought to be replaced with "the coat appears red".
Children and others have problems with the verb "to be" when it is used rampantly. The word "is" can be a real irritant. Rank imposes order. The boss tells you "what is." This explains the explosion of autism to me. Linear scales of rank, attributes are very harsh, unidimensional. The surface of a table is two dimensional, rank is lost ; there is no "more important spot on the table" but there is "in line". If we only regard the attribute of health then yes we can all be put on a scale of rank and order, but if two dimensions are considered, ie. health and wealth, then rank does not seem so important.
"E Prime" is a form of language that avoids the use of the first element of the thesaurus, existence. It is used in university papers and is considered less clumsy and more accurate than always using the verb "to be". Maybe existence ought to be the last element of the thesaurus. Number two seems to do as much business. I am reminded of the Hebrew story of the alphabet, explaining that God was so pleased with the order of the rest of it [bcdefg, bayt gimmel dallet hay etc] that he rewarded humans by giving them the letter A [aleph]. Godel's "incompleteness theorem" holds that there are always elements in a list that cannot be validated by the other members.
There's one in every crowd, a troublemaker. In the thesaurus it is the first one, existence that causes all the trouble.
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