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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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7 Jun '15 12:41:57 AM

'… preferably someone who shares your desperate nihilism…'

7 Jun '15 12:37:27 AM

'Love alone will not save us.'

5 Jun '15 11:05:26 PM

'… businesses are increasingly taking a cynical economic view of how emotion is triggered, altered, monitored, and then integrated into managerial and marketing-type strategies.'

31 May '15 07:14:39 PM

'The game is the fuckin game.'

30 May '15 08:12:43 PM

One sees scholars noting their reasons for preferring a Being and Time translation, essentially always either 'it's the standard', or 'it's just clearer'. But strangely, no one ever says: aw hell naw I ain't readin two of those fuckin things all the way through.

29 May '15 05:03:23 PM

Yep, nothing says real-world applicability like pretending to go bankrupt.

29 May '15 05:02:03 PM

Well. The fake jobs build confidence to chase after real ones!

But no real one lasts long.

29 May '15 04:52:31 PM

Well. At least they get to strike!

But the strikes are fake too.

29 May '15 04:51:10 PM

Fake job with real meetings—fucked both ways.