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Episode 81— January 17th, 2022

What We Talk About When We Talk About Magic

4:02
Introduction to language and Magic
4:59
Pack 1, Pick 1 from Mozart's Cube
9:04
Why do we use specific shorthand and jargon in the first place?
12:52
Linguistic relativity: naming things shapes communication and how we think about concepts
15:43
How specific language can hinder communication
22:16
Why the most rigorous, theoretical terminology can sometimes be the least useful
24:25
Why context is critical to all language
25:56
The dangers of oversimplification
26:55
Grizzly Bears, Goblin Pikers, and Hill Giants
33:38
Thinking in terms of card classifications
36:56
Jargon makes Magic less accessible
38:35
Magic lingo speed round

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