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His thoughts were ill considered and narrow minded in all three.
Commonplace. It is common sense for a billion Chinese that the past is before us and the future is behind us.
A stream of speech spills out of a language in love with a world.
But you’ll never get there without the right ones.
The dreamer is like the naïf who appreciates the sound of a language they cannot understand.
Here names—even proper names and especially synonyms—perform an elementary violation.
As for our experiences, the best words are “distinctive” and “incommensurable.”
That’s fine—I hear humor hardly translates across languages. Luckily for us, good looks and intelligence do.
To use the term “property” properly is to describe things whose claiming by a private entity does not constitute theft.
Literal truth is, to be quite literal, truly a contradiction in terms.