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A Wombat By Any Other Name

I really enjoy your blog and want to try starting my own. The biggest trick is… what do I NAME it!! How did you come up with yours?

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Life Skills

Purpose

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Platypus the Wombat finds its purpose. 1,057 more words

Self-Reference

A Paradox of Infinite Knowledge

For every proposition we know, we can reflect upon it to create a new piece of knowledge. For example, if I know that I exist, I can likewise say that I know that I know I exist. 827 more words

Philosophy

Does the key open itself? Self-reference and paradox

Self-reference is one of the main ingredients in semantic paradoxes. Thus, for instance, the Liar paradox can use the following sentence that ascribes untruth to itself: 373 more words

Paradox

FOLLY OF FOLLIES

I who e’re while the happy Garden sung,
By one mans disobedience lost, now sing
Recover’d Paradise to all mankind…

Milton, Paradise Regain’d

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Having made some caustic remarks on the great Goethe’s art of gardening and his silly Folly, a little hut of bask beams, I decided to visit again one of my favourite landscape parks, if only because it is so close to my home. 686 more words

Art

On the Nature of a Blob

1. The Characteristics of a Blob

What is a blob? What makes a blob a blob? One approach tries to pin a set of main characteristics associated with Blobbery. 180 more words

Poetry