Saturday, April 14, 2012

There are no absolutes, and that is not a self-contradictory statement. We are allowed to speak in absolutes because language is clumsy, and it does not give us a concise method of expressing the understood scientific implication that all knowledge is limited to the conclusions drawn through our collective observation. Those philosophers who spend their time arguing against the unavoidable inadequacies of syntax likely do so only because they have no conceptual counterargument.

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