Metapragmatic grammar

A more fundamental understanding of the communication situation than the contract model and the efficient market model. Metapragmatic grammar reveals market as a protocol and that protocol is not a market: it is the grammar that links, not the market. Metapragmatic grammar redefines what a distributed system is: a whole defined by the changing relationship of its parts, which does partitioning by indexing, and does not have to choose between consistency and a fork. The function of a metapragmatic grammar is to navigate how individual transactions/speech events translate from a different space-time. The “meta” of the contextual pragmatic interactions here is (meta-pragmatic means “about pragmatic”) that any speech event has a segmentation of its pragmatic so that it can translate parameters of that indexical speech event into a system that allows one to translate across all events. The ECSA economic grammar uses certain parameters in all events to do this (to offer, match, net, clear i.e. make them liquid). Metapragmatic rules allow pragmatic speech events to become grammatical and interpretable by everybody that speaks the language.

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