With acknowledgement of residues, we can be more easily prepared to grant the unit of science, the overlapping of disciplines, and the total coherence of all facts.
If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic, he is in trouble - and will not publish with a clear conscience.
Acceptance of the power of God in one's life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict.
Language is not merely a set of unrelated sounds, clauses, rules, and meanings; it is a total coherent system of these integrating with each other, and with behavior, context, universe of discourse, and observer perspective.
The marvelous thing is that even in studying linguistics, we find that the universe as a whole is patterned, ordered, and to some degree intelligible to us.
That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal; but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another.
Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole, and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such.
Today's practicality is often no more than the accepted form of yesterday's theory.
It is also, I would guess, a universal that in all societies people value respectability granted to them.
Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success.