Yeah, But, Pythagoras, I’m an American!

by animalworkss

As big a fan of base ten as I am, walking a mile in someone else’s shoes sounds much more appealing than walking 1.609 kilometers in someone else’s shoes.

The natural sciences may certainly have their standards, but without natural language there’d be no End to their measures. And without an End, what is science?

Call me colloquial, if you wish. There’s always a better word for it, so long as Reason perdures. I’ll await my turn to know with precision. I prefer the life-world, anyway.

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Copyright Keli Birchfield 2021