Throughout this section
, Langacker uses the term
"identical" to describe the results of various comparisons.
Surely, he would agree that the essence of such comparisons is a result of
"nearly" identical, and of differences which are "near"
zero, rather then being exactly zero. In the section on Structure, we find
a paragraph which discusses closure and this central issue, that the
"full mental experience is this elicited despite the imperfections
of the input."
would debate that emotions are
. Both authors thoroughly document
that emotions include an external or display component as well as an internal
or conscious component. Still, this fine point does not detract from