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Module 8

Wrap Up

Congratulations!  You have now finished this tutorial on the basics of General Semantics.  Of course, there is still a lot more that you can learn about the field, and how to apply it in your life.  For example, we have not really touched on the notion of Extensional Devices (Korzybski, Science and Sanity, from the Introduction to the 2nd edition) also known as the “Verbal Toolkit” (Catherine Minteer in Words and What They Do To You). Please follow the link provided below to access this handy little set of verbal/thought devices which will help you evaluate and respond to situations and actions more effectively.

Verbal Toolkit / Extensional Devices

We hope that this tutorial has both piqued your interest and provided a good start to your explorations.  For this reason, we provide some further readings and some online links to General Semantics-related sites.



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