[...] objects arise with language. Objects are entities specified in the coordinations of coordinations of consensual actions. "...the participants of a consensual domain of interactions operate in their consensual behaviour making consensual distinctions of their consensual distinctions , in a process that recursively makes a consensual action a consensual token for a consensual distinction that it obscures." (1986:p 55). What this means is that the object we bring forth obscures the operation of distinction it stands for. [...] languaging does not connote or denote independent objects, but is rather a system of orienting behaviour whose function is to generate a consensual domain of actions. It is to orient the listener within his own cognitive domain.

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