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Monday, November 6, 2017

The Chomsky Koan

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"Colorless green ideas sleep furiously   is a sentence
composed by Noam Chomsky in his 1957 book 
Syntactic Structures  as an example of a sentence 
that is grammatically correct, but semantically nonsensical."

Wikipedia article on the sentence

Buddhist midrash from The New York Times  today

"For example, psychology has lately started to let go of its
once-sharp distinction between 'cognitive' and 'affective' 
parts of the mind; it has started to see that feelings are so
finely intertwined with thoughts as to be part of their very
coloration." 

See also other recent Log24 posts now tagged Coloration.

Babble On

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A midrash on the previous post, "Spectrum at the Center" . . .

In lieu of Judy Garland singing "Somewhere Over the Spectrum," 
a flashback to a post from 2013 —

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Babble On

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— m759 @ 12:00 PM 

“ ’A babbled of green fields
— Phrase attributed to Shakespeare

Red to Green

ROYGBIV

Ite, missa est.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Spectrum at the Center

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — m759 @ 12:48 PM

The top article in the New York Times Wire  list below is about
a new play that opened at the Sheen Center on All Souls' Day.

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