AGS Events in 2006

 

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and Monthly Weekend seminars:
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February
Self reflexiveness

How to use it to reduce argument, criticism and conflict from a Caro viewpoint

Led by Laurie Cox.
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March
Applications of general-semantics

A hands-on day - Lots of exercises and activities!

Led by David Hewson.

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April

Seeking "Unmediated Truth" - "Fiction" in the Pursuit of "Fact" ?

What is "The Truth" - If you cannot "know thyself", how can you "know the World"?

Is it true that "Not all that counts, can be counted, and not all that can be counted, counts"?

Can we teach "truth" by devices of "fiction"?

Led by Robert James

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May
"Advanced" GS
Post Korzybski research from "Women, Fire & Dangerous Things" as well as from Meta Psychology.

Led by David Hewson

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June

Relationships between Fact & Theory

How to use it to reduce argument, criticism and conflict from a Caro viewpoint.

Led by Laurie Cox

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July Sun 9th at Gavan's

Mythology - Mapping "Fact" or "Fiction"?

All human societies create myths for mapping reality (RJ assertion!)

Why is it so? Does this transcend "Scientific method"?

Are myths "fact" or "fiction"? Why are they so enduring?

Led by Robert James

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August Sun 13th at Gavan's

General-semantics and human relationships

Our relationships and what GS can do to help improve them.

Led by David Hewson

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September Sat 16th at Gavan's

"Korzybski, Jung and the Buddha - A Conversation over Lunch"

Distinguished company, indeed, but WE played a role!

Some timeless principles applied to contemporary issues.

We did not expect the mouthing of platitudes this time.

Led by Robert James

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October Sun 22nd at Gavan's

The Effect of Language on the Nervous System

How to use it to reduce argument, criticism and conflict from a Caro viewpoint.

Led by Laurie Cox

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November Sat 18th at Gavan's

Procrastination and some ways to reduce it.

Led by David Hewson

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Sunday, December 3rd
Christmas get together

Movie, followed by discussion

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(Updated 10 January, 2007)


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