Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Prison of One-Word Labels | SikhNet

The Prison of One-Word Labels | SikhNet:


Link: Conference honoring historian James W Wilkie:

The last word:

My first response was somewhat general. I pointed out that our lives are mostly too complex to be summarized usefully in a one-word descriptive label. I know that we use such handles for convenience of communication but I doubt that we enhance our understanding all that much. 


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