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.
I find I cannot read philosophers who reason, 'If thisism is correct… If thatism is correct…'.
The outside world through a microphone through a loop through a loop through a loop through a speaker.
Alternate Aufklärungsmotto: think for yourself, but don't go it alone.
There is a skepticism whose target is really anyone who goes on at length. Anyone who speaks without interruption for more than five minutes is suspect.
'All theories that say: "This is how it must be, otherwise we could not philosophize" or "otherwise we surely could not live", etc. etc., must of course disappear.'
(What is right in the student's mistake, calling Descartes' writing a 'novel'?)