Neurath, Bliss and Language of the Pictogram

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Sun, Oct 25th, 2009 12:38 by capnasty NEWS

Otto Neurath is today remembered as the forefather of the pictograms we see in airports and other spaces. But Neurath began with other far higher ambitions, starting from his conviction that language was irreparably alloyed by ideology, so Neurath proposed a series of symbols and charts to transcend it, pictograms that were later called a "picture Esperanto".

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