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As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scene.
No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand at all, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language, with this 'relation,' precisely, which is yours.
The first problem of the media is posed by what does not get translated, or even published in the dominant political languages.
In a language, in the system of language, there are only differences. Therefore, a taxonomical operation an undertake the systematic, statistical, and classificatory inventory of a language.
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That's the point of quotations, you know: one can use another's words to be insulting.
July 15, 1930
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