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I was thinking about a name, a word, for a concept
to entropy (in the thermodynamic sense) - and order.
Extropy seemed to have a kind-of-appropriate sound
it, so I looked it up.
Damned if its not already used for something non-
Finding that some alternative
therapies (and alternative
philosophies) liberally steal scientific and/or technical
terms and use them in confusing, misleading ways, why
turn the tables.
The nearest existent examples I can think of is the
of planetary bodies after Roman/Greek/Other deities.
Im off to realign the chakras of a 1988 VW scirocco now,
see if I can get it running smoothly.
||Did you know that acupuncture is the technical term for the fitting* of a threaded rod into a threaded hole? (acu= accurate, puncture=inserting a thing into another thing).
||So an acupuncturist is the man at the hardware store, who can take your unidentified bolt and rummage in his boxes and find the correct nut that fits it.
||*note that there is no other common word for this; flat surfaces "mate" with one another and curved surfaces "fey", but threaded surfaces "acupuncture"
||With this system, could we stop pseudo- scientists from using
'psychodynamic', which was originally coined to sound like
||[pertinax] - yes for psychodynamic, if we use it
as a name for a genuinely scientifically defined