Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 ME

[How did we get this way?

It started with the first singularity.

Humans adopted a new way of talking, speech alone talk, leaving behind the referential world of hand speech talk.

Speech alone talk allows us to create purely symbolic orders3a, specialized languages3a, thought experiments3a and mirrors of the world3a, whose unintended consequences (lawessential) can be ignored, and therefore must be ignored, by the elites who benefit from the ‘something2a’ that emerges and situates the possibilities inherent in me1a.]