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The real question is if “individuals” exist in any non-metaphysical, non-ideological sense.
If we call pre-modern Chinese and Indian studies of nature “unscientific” due to their metaphysical cast, then we must similarly classify modern European studies of the same.
The origin story called “the big bang” is clearly marked by modern science’s metaphysical inheritance.
All accounts of the “origins” are metaphysical stories masquerading as causal explanations.
“Extra Firm Tofu” might be read as “Firm Tofu—Extra!” The “Extra,” referring to no physical attribute of the tofu, is the place of the consumer’s surplus enjoyment.
In metaphysical ages, responsibility was given; nowadays, if it is to exist at all, responsibility must be taken.
The myth of origins was a byproduct of the historicist’s assault on the metaphysician’s myth of eternality.