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Monday, February 01, 2010

The Primate Paradox: An Analytical Thought

When you look at the passage in the image below, I want you to think of one thing: this is a primate (Robert Anton Wilson) writing about the philosophical limitations of primate logic; in doing so, however, the primate has proven that what is written is, in fact, demonstrating a different limitation of primate logic--that primate logic not limited to the whims of singular causality, but instead limited by selling the primate species short.

See for yourself:
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  1. That's written in a very intriguing way. Primates do seem to value single causality over quantitative, but is blaming a group any better than blaming a single person? Even if a group is blamed, the individual can still take the brunt on themselves, even if it's not their fault. I think it's honorable to acknowledge you're wrong.

  2. Yes, but what about the paradox of what is being written?