On Avoiding the Semantic Tug-of-War between Truth and Word Choice

Topic:Communication
Posted on:Aug 14, 2012
Captured by:Austin M
Method:Dictation

When crafting theoretical statements, you need to know the difference between an elegant choice of words (that is something you select), and a properly accurate (and hopefully true) statement (that is something you discover). If you do not know the difference you will get caught in a semantic veil. The beauty of your words will obscure the accuracy of your claims. Honesty is beauty of a higher order.

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