Heinlein and Ellis: Converging Competencies

(Published in ETC: A Review of General Semantics Volume 64 No. 4, October 2007) On July 7, 2007, the Heinlein Centennial was held in Kansas City to celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of acclaimed “Grand Master” science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein. Heinlein is generally acknowledged as one of the four great … Read more

Response Side Semantics

(Published in ETC: A Review of General Semantics, Volume 63 No. 1, January 2006) From the July 1, 2005, National Public Radio broadcast of The Diane Rehm Show: Diane: Here is an interesting email from Steve, who’s the Executive Director for the Institute of General Semantics. He says: “These kinds of panels invariably concentrate on … Read more

Eating Menus

(Published in ETC: A Review of General Semantics Volume 61 No. 1, 2004) This issue of ETC marks another transition in the organizational evolution of a discipline. Published from 1943-1948 by the Society for General Semantics, then from 1949-2003 by the International Society for General Semantics, ETC now falls under the stewardship of the Institute … Read more

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