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PostSubject: Aristotle in a nutshell:   Aristotle in a nutshell: Icon_minitimeWed Sep 27, 2017 9:52 pm

You can't say everything, and its best not to try.





 

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Where of course Sokrates began that whole sharade. He said: Help, theres stuff I don't know, and its pretty important.


 

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And then Nietzsche, after some millenniums of pretty bad shit altogether, said dude, you don't wanna know.

 

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But you see, he was actually talking about different shit to not know than Sok was talking about not knowing, and Aristotle was talking about accepting precisely by omitting it in your speeches.

 

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Since Rumsfeld identified unknown unknowns to CNN, nature has doubled down on her efforts to hide.

 

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words are essentially, all of them, attempts to not hide too much.

 

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Authority Figure: What you you do?
Me: I speak for that which cant be lowered to words.
Authority Figure: .....

Bam. Results.

 

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"I speak for that which cannot be lowered to words", damn. I like that. I might use that line in a conversation someday.

 

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Where is that man who teaches without words? I would speak with him.
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