Matthew Boedy reflects on how we might respond to overnaming in academic life.
After the fall, how then do we live? How then do we name?
In this post I want to dive deeper into the original ‘scene of the crime’ for clues toward the character of the relationship between language and naming.
David [Dark] exposes that we assume names or labels can ‘take care’ of others. Names or labels can ‘solve’ mysteries, neutralize critics, and of course get us somewhere we want to go faster, hence the shortcut.