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Charles Fillmore

Friday Talking Points -- From Russian Panties To Animal Skulls

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We have a running theme this week: the utter and complete failure of the Republican Party's vaunted "outreach" to certain groups of Americans who have been voting against them in droves.

Charles Fillmore, Discoverer of Frame Semantics, Dies in SF at 84: He Figured Out How Framing Works

George Lakoff | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
George Lakoff

Charles J. Fillmore, one of the world's greatest linguists -- ever -- died last Thursday, February 13, at the age of 84 in San Francisco. He was the discoverer of frame semantics, who did the essential research on the nature of framing in thought and language.

Facing Ego: Finding The Authentic Self

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Ego is to be loved, and guided, and poked and prodded and investigated to bring light to its shadow. That's all. It's not some monster that lives inside one--unless we make it a monster.

Changing the Present

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Is anyone else having trouble shopping for the holidays this year? I sure am. I'm finding that I cannot buy things. I'm definitely in the spirit of the season, but things just aren't cutting it.

Journey to Yes

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Being against anything is relatively easy. It's habitual. It's the way of the world. Being for anything is simpler, more elegant, more conscious.