Monthly Archives: December 2015

“Phd vs Story”

(The ‘Begins’/’Ends’ time signals in these PhD posts refer only to time I sat to actually write the posts, not the reading/thinking/or other text writing time weaved in and out, and around them) Begins 22:17 GMT It’s interesting that the … Continue reading

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Cultural Units and the Signs of Climate Change

Begins 6:35 GMT “Culture continuously translates signs into signs and definitions into other definitions…”  Finally, 200 nations have come to a deal that commits them to combat climate change.  COP21 was accepted after 12 days and three nights of intense … Continue reading

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Interpreting Interpretants

Begins 1:55pm For a time the theory of meaning was side stepped because the form of content was so imprecise that linguistics and semiotics in general concerned itself only with: 1 The universe of objective referents. 2 The universe of … Continue reading

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Finding signs in Cultural Units

Begins 9:15pm GMT SS[ I am butting right in before she can really start talking about Eco and Semiotic-botics.  I am so irritated by being thrown into dealing with the complexity of two opposing contradictory semantic fields of my own: … Continue reading

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PhD Journey resumed

12:40am GMT Begins My PhD has been neglected on the blog page, but my thoughts and reading have matured, and continued.  For the next 60 days my writing will focus on completing analysis of Umberto Eco’s ‘A Theory of Semiotics’, … Continue reading

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My sandbox was just big enough for a small child because it

Then this fig might be filled with so many seeds that the fruit like syconium bursts open. While this is good for the plant, it hurts the finished harvest for farmers. To prevent this, farmers separate male and female trees … Continue reading

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