simulated psychopath: a song

E5 F5 simulated psycho E5 G5b9 simulated psychopath E5 F5 simulated psycho E5 Bb5b9 path E5 F5 simulated psycho E5 G5b9 simulated psychopath E5 F5 simulated psychopath G5b9 Bb5b9 is gonna catch you in the bath C7 D-7 bubbles go a-poppin’ as his C7 D-7 cleaver goes a-choppin’ and he’s C7 leavin’ lots of evidence […]

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poetry: mounting opposition

mounting opposition burbles underneath the surface, some sick beast and all the rest. that wasn’t what it was meant to be well supposed to ah all right then. Yeah, I get it. Meant to put it that way, in fact. There aren’t a lot of other voices clanging around in here.

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Reflections on Recursion

Recursion is an important aspect of human language, and a core part of the notion of Universal Grammar (UG). Recursion is the ability to string together a potentially infinite regress of embedded sentences, which are functionally limited only by human memory and cognitive processing power. Evans and Levinson (E&L) cite Hauser et al. (2002) who […]

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David Foster Wallace: Aerial and Ground Views on Cross-cultural Transmissions

David Foster Wallace, in his personal essay “9/11: The View from the Midwest,” conceptualizes two “basic classes” in American culture, situating them in his adopted home of Bloomington, Illinois. These classes are symbolized by “the SUV and the pickup truck,” modes of conveyance well-suited both to the “extremely flat” countryside and to their respective demographics, […]

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