|•||Now-identity. The word is not the thing.|
|•||Non-allness. One can never know or say all about anything.|
|•||Self-reflexiveness. People make abstraction of abstractions.|
|•||Probability principle. Where everything changes, probability--" certainty--is the basic idea.|
|•||Symbol-signal reactions. Symbol reaction involve thinking before reacting; signal reaction are stereotypical and automatic.|
|•||Extensionalization. Extensionalization is the scientific method--questioning, observing, evaluating, and revising. It refers also to non-verbal definitions."|
Charles A. Fleming, "Understanding Propaganda from a G. S. Perspective," ETC.: A Review of General Semantics, 52( 1) (spring 1995):4.
Note: We have just denied the practicality of the fifth idea under most ordinary circumstances.
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