I wish George Carlin were still here

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  1. CO. Hoosier

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    A word I have grown to hate is “reimagine”. WTF does that even mean? Reimagining isn’t possible because imagination is always something new and different. To reimagine an existing something isn’t possible because an existing something isn’t imagination.

    Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ve got to yell at some kids on my lawn and watch some Carlin YouTubes.
     
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    George Carlin on stuff:

     
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    What name did he post under when he was here?
     
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    C Wright Mills coined the term Sociological Imagination to help reimagine society void of some problem or issue. You might want to pick up his book The Sociological Imagination if your undergrad experience did not expose you to his work.
     
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    Huh?

    The word "reimagine" is like "refantisize". So each time you do that thing, do you fantasize or refantisize?
     
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    I'm eagerly waiting for VPM to reply on refantisize.
     
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    Irregardless, a Carlin thread is a good thread.
     
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    Here's a partial score . . Ohio State, 10.

    And, CalTech 12.3, MIT 9.7.
     
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    After 12 years of age most people can think about things unseen, visualizing the unseen requires imagine. Science tries to deal with things that are not always directly observable.
     

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