thread: 2014-07-21 : Reminder: Object Schmobject

On 2014-07-22, Stink Horse wrote:

I see where where you're pulling the word from from, but the phrase "The object of the game", when it's spotlighted, suddenly feels like a really weird kludge of language, especially when you broaden its use beyond that original statement.

It's like saying the word 'towel' too many times and finding a meaningless nonsense sound exiting your face hole.

If you're referring to a variety of intangible somethings that influence behavior, beyond the basic "end of game" goal that objective suggests, would 'imperative' work better? It has a more subtle nature, but isn't so broad as to be something that exists within time and space.


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