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Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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28 Nov '13 12:42:02 PM

The image of a person alone with a book; one way of picturing philosophy.

A person keeping a journal is alone with a book, too. But then, not just a book being read; a book being written.

And not even being read, at least not like any other book. Your journal is never just a book.

And not even in the way that a book you write is not just any book.

28 Nov '13 11:51:25 AM

'… how texts create community through their capacity to coordinate and couple minds.'

28 Nov '13 11:44:21 AM

'In some ways…'

28 Nov '13 09:38:17 AM

One O'Clock Jump.

28 Nov '13 08:16:35 AM

Steam from a mug.

25 Nov '13 06:46:15 PM

'Why not just say straight out: Your money or your life!'

24 Nov '13 11:27:20 AM

Steak and eggs, Brussels sprouts.

22 Nov '13 09:54:22 AM

Alice Goffman!

22 Nov '13 09:33:54 AM

Whitman's 'lump character'.