Is the answer to this question no?
Just go ahead and give it a try. This is meant to be a dialogue on the inherent vulnerabilities of language. Some of you know what I'm talking about, others may get pissed that I am using this forum for something as apparently mundane as this. Those in the latter group have failed to grasp the actual question. Try harder.
The answer is I don't know, or more precisely, I cannot know.
"Thit sentence is not self-referential because 'thit' is not a word"
Language is like an exoskeleton, which approximates so crudely what it's attached to, that actually words and sentences can't even approximate that actual truth of a thing - but at least language can be used to explain that language is useless "I know that I don't know"
Funny, how since forever, whole systems of thought and belief are based on the fallacy of language - billions of people though the centuries have died for the sake of a misunderstanding.... The Sanskrit idea of the Matrika Shakti, the veiling power of language...
@ED: that is exactly right. Nice work. To be honest, I was hoping for some more unintelligible ramblings before someone came in and knocked it out of the park. Far be it from me to blame you for being intelligent. Thanks for the answer!
Sorry for messing up the game. What you seek isn't too far away on Hubpages...lol, and quite frighteningly so...
@ED: never apologize for being right. We need more people you.
Is it possible to answer the question? Is the Pope Catholic? Does a bear poop in the woods? Do redheads have tempers? Do low scoring hubbers try to answer questions like these with mundane and rambling answers? Do they even understand the question? How many non-answers do you want to hear?
I have tried harder and it didn't work.. but I did come up with my own rendition....
" Stupid is as stupid does ".. and what is wrong with answering a question with a question ?
It is part of my genetic background...
by jerami 8 years ago
Simple answers, which are easily understood; become quite complexed when overly scrutenised for an overextended period of time. THEN .... when we begin to reevalueate our self admitted wrong conclusions ..... Nobody can remember what...
by Whitney 12 years ago
I have a suggestion. Lately, I've been participating in Yahoo Answers. I try to answer any question I have a thought about, especially those that I have experience with. I have answered several questions that coincidently have hubs about similar topics, and in my answer, I provide the tracking link...
by Kelly Ann Christensen 3 weeks ago
How do you think corrupt elements who do not believe anyone but police should have one of those "damn guns," might inflict their wills fraudulently on those who disagree?
by GoldenBird 8 years ago
If a God exists- then who created that God? How can the Creator be created? Do you have any reason? -this is one of the final questions you will ever face. You can bring Immanuel Kant to the discussion, I will not mind :-)
by haj3396 9 years ago
Yes He does, there is no question that God done have the answer for. Ask one?
by SportsBetter 7 years ago
Why don't most people question anything anymore?
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