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this guy, knows linguistics. Watch this 3 parts intro on Japanese.
Japanese writing system, is truly the most complicated.

mastodon is no better, because of the char limit.

am beginning to see, twitter is tremendously harmful. it washes your brain. basically the most shallow, sound bite, cat pic, drama, type of things spread into your stream, of any subject matter. To the extend it taints ya brain, even if u knew n try to guard it daily.

The Handmaid's Tale.
Excellent Illustration. A great illustration is that it conveys the meaning.
In later edition they replaced it with something more pulp, crass, shallow, lurid, dramatic.

On Saturn the sexes are three,
A nuisance, I think you'll agree.
For performing 'con brio'
you must have a trio,
While it even takes two for a pee.

The typa poems that actually rime, are things like limerick, with alliteration n assononance.
The proper definition of rime, is that it rolls off ya tongue.
In this sense, rap is kinda rime.
Now, that's vulgar.

the problem with English “meter” is that, you scholastically dissect lines into “meters”. but in no practical sense they rime. you cut words into two parts, read them in a strange way, in order to say it rimes.

here's Iambic pentameter:
Noble patricians, patrons of my right,
Defend the justice of my cause with arms;
And, countrymen, my loving followers,
Plead my successive title with your swords.
from opening of Shakespeare's Titus

Iambic pentameter, is the most idiotic thing in English. Back in early 1990s, i always tried to understand it, but never did. Today, info is ripe. I read Wikipedia, understand it in 5 min. English, can't rime, period. you just have alliteration and the like.

Sam Harris, is even more extreme with abstraction and stilted words, yet, he can be understood.

on the other hand, Jordan Peterson, Camile Paglia, are completely 2 different styles, yet, both are with extreme clarity. Both are academic but are not jargon ridden. JP's style is with extreme logic and precision. Paglia is fluid and outpouring.

In comparison, many academics are habituated with high abstraction and stilted words. Bret Weinstein is like that, especially Eric Weinstein. Totally incomprehensible, and even idiotic is their content.

Peter Thiel on Trump, Gawker, and Leaving Silicon Valley (Interview by Rubin Report)

Peter Thiel is not a great speaker. His voice and utterances is not melodious. You listen to him for a while, but you don't get or remember what he's saying. i guess part of it is the structure or his thought pattern.

nephrologist: “The steel and glass house was commissioned by Edith Farnsworth, M.D., a prominent Chicago nephrologist , as a place where she could engage in her hobbies”

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