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Little Things

Three thoughts on clarity…

‘The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity’ (Wittgenstein)

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Thinking

96. It might be imagined that some propositions...

96. It might be imagined that some propositions, of the form of empirical propositions, were hardened and functioned as channels for such empirical propositions as were not hardened but fluid; and that this relation altered with time, in that fluid propositions hardened, and hard ones became fluid.

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On Certainty

95. The propositions describing this world-picture...

95. The propositions describing this world-picture might be part of a kind of mythology. And their role is like that of rules of a game; and the game can be learned purely practically, without learning any explicit rules.

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On Certainty

94. But I did not get my picture of the world...

94. But I did not get my picture of the world by satisfying myself of its correctness; nor do I have it because I am satisfied of its correctness.

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On Certainty

93. The propositions presenting what Moore 'knows' are all of such a kind...

93. The propositions presenting what Moore ‘knows’ are all of such a kind that it is difficult to imagine why anyone should believe the contrary. E.g.

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On Certainty

Perchè Ti Amo Wittgenstein?

Come ogni maschio adulto, raccolti i punti di adultitá giornaliera – taglia il prato, fai le pratiche, timbra il cartellino, metti la benzina, paga le bollette – posso usarli per l’attivitá mia preferita: leggere fumetti. 609 more words

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