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La Dénomination de la Réalité: Part 3

On the other side, other cultures very much understate everything. Northern cultures are very renowned for that, along with cultures with a highly coded language. In Swiss “that hasn’t been too bad” is definitely a very hard earned compliment. It’s meant in a way, that there is really ... Read More


La Dénomination de la Réalité: Part 2

The concept of friend is vastly different in different cultures. In English, it’s used for anything south of acquaintance, whereas in German and French there are several levels of friendship. A friend (“freund” or “ami”) is somebody you know for many years and have a very deep ... Read More


La Dénomination de la Réalité: Part 1

The French expression “la dénomination de la réalité” means “the process of giving names to reality”. It strongly implies a notion of what slice of reality I choose to give a name to. Expressed in other words it hints to the categorization implied. That can differ a lot between ... Read More

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