Unifying Language

Religious and Cultural Considerations
  • Jeannine Parvati Baker


To paraphrase, Terence McKenna, information is loose on planet three. Something unusual is going on here. The world is not made up of quarks, electromagnetic wave packets, or the thoughts of God. The world is made of language. Language is replicating itself in DNA, which, at the evolutionary apex, is creating societies of civilised beings who possess languages and machines that use languages. Earth is a place where language has literally come alive. Language has infested matter. It is replicating, defining, and building itself. It is in us. My voice is a monkey’s mouth making little noises that are carrying agreed-upon meaning, and it is meaning that matters. Without the meaning, one has only little mouth noises. Meaning is a crude form of telepathy. As you listen to my voice, my thoughts are becoming your thoughts, and we compare them. This is communication, understanding. Reality is a domain of codes, and that is why the circumcision problem is like a grammatical problem. It is like a dangling participle in fourth-dimensional language that makes reality. It eludes simple approaches because nature is somehow embedded in the machinery of epistemological knowing.


Metaphoric Conception Dominator Society Grammatical Problem Unify Language Consensual Reality 
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