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.
The store down the street went out of business.
It was replaced by a coffin store.
I'm not sure if it's supposed to be a joke.
I think it might be a joke.
But they have a lot of coffins for it to be a joke.
—Someone has already marked up my Montaigne! —Oh… I have!
Distinct modes: singing to an audience about your life, singing to yourself about your life (before an audience, a microphone).
Turned inward even when not alone.
Even when wishing to be overheard?
Bach, coffee, 'hi', logic, Converge, Faust.
'5.552: The 'experience' that we need in order to understand logic is not that something or other is the state of things, but that something is: that, however, is not an experience.
Logic is prior to every experience—that something is so.
It is prior to the question 'How?', not prior to the question 'What?'.
5.5521: And if this were not so, how could we apply logic? We might put it this way: if there would be a logic even if there were no world, how then could there be a logic given that there is a world?'