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Four types of language


My philosophical area of interest is limited. I’m sure many of you are familiar with the expression “a clear and loving gaze”.

I am interested in these four types of language:

1. Boring language
(2. Super-language)
3. Wimpish/bizarre language
4. Full of myself language
5. Surreal language

Therefore I have designed an Android app and put up a website.

Luckily I don’t need to deal with defining super-language and I’m certainly not asking you to. Super-language would be “the correct thing to say in a specific real-life situation”. Sometimes we do and sometimes we don’t. 🙂

I’m interested in these four types of language because they seem to be connected with important stuff such as ethics and other subjects. My question is: What is the moral worth of these types of language in given real-life situations?

Anyway. I’m asking you guys to help me feed our new Android-app with text examples of these language types. In a month or so. Let’s say September.

Let me give you an example:

Real-life situation: An author wants to write the first sentence of his next novel…

1. Albert walked down the street.
2. Albert walked down the street. The sun was shining, but in an unpleasant way.
3. [Doesn’t exist.]
4. Albert walked down the street. The sun was screaming
5. Albert walked down the street and was hit by an unbearable stench of chlorine at the Pheasants Corner.

I’m not expecting you to submit lists of these types of language straight away. I’m asking you to compete.

I’ve designed an Android app, free and free of advertisements, and set up a website for the same purpose.




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Morten Hjerl-Hansen (born 15. June 1973) is a danish blogger born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. I lived for the first 19 years of my life in a liberal-minded, literary and academic home in North Zealand. My mother is a psychiatrist and my father is a chemical engineer. I have two siblings. Throughout childhood, "I invented near-useless things almost every day" and told my siblings "fairy tales" where they themselves were the protagonists. In 1986, I visited Houston in the United States with my family on a stay that spanned three and a half months. I started programming in 1986 and made approx. 20 major projects until I "lost the ability" in 2018. Student from N. Zahles High School 1992. Ry College 1993. Read theology 1993-1994 in Aarhus. Read philosophy 1995-2000 in Linköping, Lund and Copenhagen. Worked as Java programmer 2000 and 2001. Participated in numerous poetry readings in Copenhagen 2002-2007. Got a psychosis in 2007 "which took about 10 years to recover". Married to Else Andersen in 2010 and resides in Asnaes, Denmark. Father in 2014. Has written The Other Newspaper daily in Danish and English daily since 2013.