Further to this matter of words

How can we do justice to the importance of words? We speak. We listen. We write. We read. In all my teaching years I have tried to tell my students that with these deeds we can change the world. There was a Chinese saying I often shared with those students: I hear what you sayContinue reading “Further to this matter of words”

Words are crucial; so study and protect them.

Words. Loaded pistols said Sartre. Powerful drugs said Kipling. Yes, the true meanings of words seem to vary in these recent times. ┬áSo-called “truth” constantly needs further investigation. This little piece of fiction plays around with that idea. Dr Yorec Veil Doctor Veil is a former citizen of Elysium, in the Land Of Two Rivers.Continue reading “Words are crucial; so study and protect them.”