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Because of limited grammatical structures, you sometimes have to choose between grammatical clarity and technical exactness. For example, if I say “When the Sun goes nova, the first thing we will hear from administrators is that they are in ‘uncharted territory’.”, it is clear what I mean, but not technically exact, because ‘we’ will not … Continue reading OBSERVATION

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Anyone with a news-watching mentality can never be deeply creative. Such a person can at most create derivative works, e.g., riffing off one’s biography. A habitual news-watcher is a special case of a spectator. cf: “It is given only to those in the spirit world to be spectators.” -- anon

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“Without empathy, nothing works.” -- José Andrés cf: “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” -- Theodore Roosevelt keywords: life, progress, improvement, gifts, gifting