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When Kiss Means Kill: Reflections on the Apocalypse of Language

When Kiss Means Kill: Reflections on the Apocalypse of Language

“As the cool stream gushed over one hand, she spelled into the other the word water, firstly slowly then rapidly. I stood still, my whole attention fixed upon the motion of her fingers. Suddenly I felt the misty consciousness as of something forgotten—a thrill of returning thought; and somehow the mystery of language was revealed to me. I knew then that “w-a-t-e-r” meant the wonderful cool something that was flowing over my hand. That living word awakened by soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free… Everything had a name, and each name gave birth to a new thought….

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ifeelunmotivated.com

ifeelunmotivated.com

I haven’t figured out yet whether this website is a spoof or not, but all satire aside, take a second to check out ifeelunmotivated.com. Developed to assist people with their various New Year’s resolutions, or those just stuck in life, the website is a collection of the best-of-the-best in inspirational pop culture. Everything is here: movie pep-talks, Nike & Gatorade commercials, and heart-wrenching human interest pieces from local TV news broadcasts. All of which are designed to motivate you out of your stuck-ness and spur you on to a healthy successful life.

Some examples of what you’ll find…

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