The fact that the mls trumps the gls is the basis of the well-known fact (famously proven by Kurt Godel) that perfect order (for nontrivial systems) is not possible. A picturesque way of expressing this fact is given by this quote from Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’: “Let Hercules himself do what he may / The cat will mew and dog will have its day.”
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Here’s the link to a site that discusses this.
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modes of life:
being at leisure
A mediocre ghost writer has as much impact as a renowned author. (cf: “What is hidden is magnified.”, and cf: ‘The Hidden Persuaders’)
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Are vehicle-repair technicians the modern cowboys?
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An mls-regime that endures is called literature. (cf: “Treatment is everything.”)
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Casting technical matters in ordinary language, thereby causing confusion, begins where technical mastery of ordinary language ends.
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-the ability to move the ‘edit bookmark’ box, because it often blocks the view of text (such as an article title) that I want to key into the bookmark description.
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“The reason that we teach symbolic algebraic manipulation has everything to do with its efficiency and nothing to do with the historical development of the problems being solved.”
— Patricia R. Allaire and Robert E. Bradley (in their article ‘Geometric Approaches to Quadratic Equations from Other Times and Places’)
Here is the online location of their article.
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Anything that can be pictured is primitive. (Hence the ancient proscription against making images of God.)
“No matter the self-conceited importance of our labors we are all compost for worlds we cannot yet imagine.”
— David Whyte (p. 9 of ‘Consolations’)
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