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Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Philosophy is Forgetting to Know

We begin with what we know. Philosophy is either an attempt to say what we know so that we will know that we know (and stir the germ of knowing in others); or else it's an effort to KNOW, beginning with the pretense that, knowing nothing, we must spin out a web of argument to entrap truth.

Since no philosophy can add to what we know and decide, we end up asserting that nothing can be known, nothing but the sticky web of our arguments.

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