Excerpt from The River Paper: Opinion – Words and wordbenders

In the beginning was the word – so says the Bible. Not grammar, not structure – the WORD. And according to this theory we, humans, are its descendents, heirs of its legacy of infinite values.

The meaning of a word can be far above grammar or phrase structure. A language based first on structures and then on meaning is like a body without a soul – maybe perfect in its appearance, but with a hollow existence.

Bearer of immense quantities of energy and power…[…]

 

to read the rest, go check the current number of The River Paper 🙂

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