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Old 03-20-2009, 09:13 PM   #4
C. David Henderson
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Re: Transmission, Inheritance, Emulation 12

Peter,

Thanks so much for your cogent foray into the thicket of language, meaning, and translation.

It occurs to me that the meaning of statements containing phrases like "extend ki," while potentially playing a useful role in the language games ancillary to training, also provide, especially on the internet, fertile ground for disagreement based on the same kinds of confusion about language that Wittgenstein saw as lying at the root of philosophical problems. The engine of language is left running, gears disengaged.

I think I must go to practice tomorrow.

Regards,

cdh
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