Conspiracy theories and science

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alex jones

Due to the fact that I recently explored something one might label as “conspiracy theories” available in the YouTube, especially those relating to the Russian hacking saga, my YouTube pipeline was filled in with similar content, which I listened during the weekend with some interest. Read More

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A theory of Finnish (Part I)

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20150321_100051As I’ve written in my previous blogs, few years ago I was in a situation that I had no viable syntactic theory to work with. This might sound strange for people working with other topics, but in linguistics there’s the fact that languages differ from each other, and a theory/hypothesis that works with Spanish does not necessary always work in the best way with Finnish. Because I represent a tiny minority who thinks that Finnish is a real syntactic language and not a retarded pidgin, there is very little previous theorizing to work with. Most previous research there is claims that Finnish, unlike Swedish or Hungarian, for example, is nothing but a list of words and communicative pragmatics, and I disagree with this hypothesis. My view is that Finnish is a fully recursive natural language like any other. Read More