Our long-awaited and seventh double issue 77:3-4 (2020) of ETC: A Review of General Semantics is in the mail and is now available for download from the IGS Store in searchable PDF format.
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"Legality’s Plot to Murder Ethics: A Myth for Our Times" by Corey Anton
"Alfred Korzybski and... Warren Buffet" by Christopher W. Mayer
"The Ethics of Innovation" by Lance Strate
"Entropy Binding: A General Semantics of Environmental Consciousness" by Ashwin Vaidya
"Pandemic Language: A Battle for Control over More than the Virus" by Laura Tropp and Susan Behrens
"A General Semanticist View of the COVID Pandemic" by Savitha Sukumar
"COVID-19: A Metaphorical Analysis" by Sabrina Boyd
"From Aristophanes to Stephen Colbert: Time-Binding Western Satire" by Martin H. Levinson
"Crossword Puzzles: Mapping the Territory" by Martin H. Levinson
"Listener’s Guide to the Institute of General Semantics 1948 Summer Seminar-Workshop Audio Recordings" by Ben Hauck
"Jo Creelman’s Creative Writing Pieces Related in Different Ways to General Semantics" by Pete Creelman and Jo Creelman
"Bureaucratic Ethos in Urban Legends" by Brett Lunceford
"Lost in Thought versus Down-to-Earth Orientations—Advancing the Interplay of Intensional and Extensional Meanings: A Small Step" by Richard Fiordo
"Metaphor Analysis" by Sanhaya Soi
"A Symphony of Languages" by Suzanne G. Beyer
"Living Better with General Semantics: Updating Outdated Beliefs to Become Better Aligned with Reality" by Jaison Tremain
"Mind Reading" by Kay Prevallet
"Asteroid (after Laura Owens)" by Kay Prevallet
Plus Book Reviews and Letter from the Editor.
"The Structural Differential" by Derek Bacon (ink and pencil, 55 x 48cm, 2020).
Derek Bacon is a visual artist from the UK, now based in the Netherlands. He has worked in editorial illustration since 2004, making work for many newspapers and magazines around the world, including 14 years creating cover art for The Economist. More recently, Derek has moved away from working digitally and now works in more traditional, line-based media with a focus on portraiture and scenes from nature, as well as attempts at depicting aspects of awareness, dreams and awakening. You can find more of Derek’s work at: derekbacon.com.