Weaver, “The Power of the Word”

…Words, each containing its universal, are our reminders of knowledge. […] Language …appears as a great storehouse of universal memory.[…] Words, because of their common currency, acquire a significance greater than can be imparted to them by a single user and greater than can be applied to a single situation. In this way the word is evocative of ideal aspects, which by our premises are the only aspects constituting knowledge. [Ideas Have Consequences, 158]

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