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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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3 Oct '13 04:24:55 AM

What is Nietzsche's vivo for?

1 Oct '13 09:20:07 AM

I saw the woman with the big big dog again!

30 Sep '13 10:21:26 PM

Transposition.

30 Sep '13 09:32:36 AM

From inside my empty new apartment I can hear something like Brian Eno off in the distance.

That's not why I chose the apartment.

It was just an adventitious consequence of having made the choice.

28 Sep '13 09:52:00 PM

Singling out an object (cf. Cavell on others).

28 Sep '13 07:06:54 PM

"What I Call a Sound"

27 Sep '13 10:51:08 PM

'I never imagine myself as anything. I’ve never had a goal or any future vision at all. I just do what’s in front of me.'

27 Sep '13 12:04:12 PM

'Necessitarian', a strain in philosophy, rel. 'authoritarian'.

27 Sep '13 10:33:34 AM

—The type person who'll rank things relative to which side of the Mississippi they're on.