on Linkedin – Global Foresight – Future of Western Civilization.
Nicholas Beecroft • I’d like to invite you to take a look at an emerging series of interviews with inspirational Leaders at the evolutionary edge of our culture
Phil Henshaw • Would you like a real discussion of how and why our economies became designed for a different kind of planet than the one we live on?
Nicholas Beecroft • Yes, go on, Phil……
Phil Henshaw • Well, it presses the credulity of intellectuals more than informal thinkers. There’s a very interesting property of informal language, that the same words readily refer to either the objects of nature that are their subjects, or to the cultural meanings people have for them, that the words raise in their minds. For example “apple” is easily considered the “thing in your hand you might eat” and the “idea in your mind of giving one to the teacher this morning”.
- Normal language is about real things, the economy about abstract $’s