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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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24 Jun '13 06:20:52 AM

'Trust is gone. The way people used to love is gone.'

23 Jun '13 06:31:43 AM

'… reading as a place to be…'

22 Jun '13 08:15:52 PM

'… which questions these facts answer and which facts would begin to speak if other questions were asked are hermeneutical questions.'

19 Jun '13 03:50:16 AM

H. writes from Dubai, sez the Doritos in the airport are refrigerated.

I don't know what to say about that.

16 Jun '13 02:04:35 AM

'It is finished can never be said of us'

14 Jun '13 09:06:07 AM

'For now, we need only consider a thoroughgoing position that any ingredient or constituent could be describable in terms of properties. Only a philosopher could want to say that an omelet has the property of being made of eggs. Why?'

13 Jun '13 11:23:07 PM

When you buy a bike, they don't tell you that you're basically going to bleed a lot more often, if you didn't much before. All over the place! It's like your body is a pump or something.

13 Jun '13 06:41:03 AM

Convention (formula) as compact: '… no matter how bad things get, the story will end'.

13 Jun '13 05:37:06 AM

'… assembling', making, originating…