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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Ships That Pass in the Night

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 11:00 AM

… Namely,  Scholarship  and  Showmanship  (previous post)

"The suffix '-schaft '  (cognate with the English '-ship ')
can be added to nouns…."

— http://www.dartmouth.edu/~deutsch/
Grammatik/Wortbildung/Suffixes.html

For instance —

"… I’d rely on the old sociological distinction between gemeinschaft  and gesellschaft . All across the world, we have masses of voters who live in a world of gemeinschaft : where relationships are personal, organic and fused by particular affections. These people define their loyalty to community, faith and nation in personal, in-the-gut sort of ways.

But we have a leadership class and an experience of globalization that is from the world of gesellschaft : where systems are impersonal, rule based, abstract, indirect and formal."

— David Brooks, New York Times  columnist, Jan. 20, 2017

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