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Writers’ Blokke

Meaninglessness and Hypocrisy

We shouldn’t always say what we mean or mean what we say

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One purpose of language is obvious: to convey factual information. Another purpose of language — especially of spoken language — is not obvious, but it is important. Sometimes we fulfill that other purpose by saying things that we don’t mean, and sometimes we fulfill it by saying things that in a literal sense meaning…

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