Education: General Semantics

In a small office two blocks from the University of Chicago campus, shiny-pated. khaki-clad Count Alfred Korzybski toys with an odd little implement. He calls it the "structural differential." It consists of a series of plates punched full of holes (see cut). Like scientists who make models of atomic structures, Count Alfred, who is head of the Institute of General Semantics, expects important developments from his implement. With it and the theory it illustrates, he hopes to wipe out mankind's time-worn thinking habits, revolutionize its educational systems, create a sane new world. Last...

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