#AtoZAprilChallenge: Keywords

For the purpose of this challenge: Raymond Williams’s book “Keywords: A vocabulary of culture and society” (1976-1983) Author of Culture and Society, published in 1958, Cambridge academic and member of Plaid Cymru, Williams was inspired by his country, Wales, and his love of words, their history and their meaning.  I owe to Williams to participate … Continue reading #AtoZAprilChallenge: Keywords

#AtoZAprilChallenge: Equality

 Wikipedia identifies Equality references in Science (mathematical equality or logical equality), Social Sciences, Politics (Equality Act), Geography (places named Equality in Alabama, Illinois, Minnesota), and the Media. Social Equality according to the Wikipedia entry “is a state of affairs in which all people within a specific society or isolated group have the same status in … Continue reading #AtoZAprilChallenge: Equality

#AtoZAprilChallenge: Communication

 Raymond Williams, author of “Keywords” (see entry for “K” on April 12) wrote: “Communication in its most general modern meaning has been in the language since C15” (15th century). The word stems from Latin communis - common: “hence communicate - make common to many, impart. Communication was first this action, and then, the object thus … Continue reading #AtoZAprilChallenge: Communication