Student Reactions

Following are end-of-semester comments written by students in my General Semantics for Mass Communications Practitioners class, 2005-2008. General semantics is by far the most relevant class I have taken toward my B.S. in Communication Studies. No other class has provoked the amount of interest and relevancy in the scope of human interaction, both interpersonally and … Read more

GS Videos: Topical Excerpts

These videos were created to illustrate specific topics covered in class. *Some content may be considered objectionable and inappropriate for younger viewers.* The Power (?) of Words (6:10) As of 14 Nov 2020, this video is temporarily unavailable due to webhost migration. Please check back soon. Winner or Loser? (3:30) As of 14 Nov 2020, … Read more

Review Videos for GS Class, Fall 2008

These two videos were used as reviews throughout the fall 2008 semester for my GS classes at TCU in Fort Worth. Note that these were used to review material already presented and discussed in class. Some of the material goes by pretty quickly and some, without benefit of the original class, may be puzzling. *Some … Read more

The Bridge at Neverwas

(Published in ETC: A Review of General Semantics, Volume 65 No. 1, January 2008. Prepared for a presentation to the National Workshop on General Semantics, Vadodara, India.) Once upon a time there was a beautiful land known as Neverwas. The people who settled in Neverwas loved it, for it provided everything they needed to live … Read more

Images of India

Thanks to the beneficence of Mr. B.K. Parekh, Andrea Johnson and I spent 18 days in and around Mumbai, India, in the fall of 2007. (5:06) Namaste. As of 14 Nov 2020, this video is temporarily unavailable due to webhost migration. Please check back soon.

Brochures, Collateral

While Executive Director for the Institute of General Semantics (2004-2007), I was responsible for creating the following brochures, marketing, and promotional materials: General Information Brochure, Trade Show Booth Graphic, Capital Campaign Brochure, Conference Announcement, and a promotional Bookmark. General Information Brochure about the Institute Download the PDF Trade Show Booth Graphic This graphic was used … Read more

Lloyd Morain

Interview recorded by the late Greg Sawin on May 27, 2000, edited by Steve Stockdale. Used with Mr. Sawin’s permission. (33:01)

Bourland and Morain on Alfred Korzybski

This post includes four video recollections of Alfred Korzybski: a three-part interview with D. David Bourland, Jr., and a later interview with Lloyd Morain. D. David Bourland, Jr. Steve Stockdale sat down with David Bourland at his home in Wichita Falls, TX, on May 26, 1997, to record his recollections about Alfred Korzybski and general … Read more