Monthly Archives: July 2012

Generalizations

Generalization is a very important skill. It underlies language – it’s our capacity to recognize that this chair and that chair share enough features that we can give them one name and use that name to communicate about a whole … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Adaptation

It was a great movie. *************************************************** I’ve been gradually adapting to life and culture in Georgia for the better part of two years, but it seems to have hit some kind of a peak lately. People are starting to notice … Continue reading

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Linex: The Slovenian Miracle Drug

What if I told you I found a medication that could cure most cases of diarrhea, with no side effects, in about a day, for about two dollars? Here’s yet another post about a massive quality of life improvement I … Continue reading

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