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It has been said that there is no exact logic but that is because there is no exact anything

It has been said that there is no exact logic but that is because there is no exact anything and once one presumes to do logic one is involved in the same box that mathematics occupies That would be the box of never being able to be exact Not finally + The reason for this conundrum  is not that God plays dice after all and leaves us destined to go off the several cliffs we see It is because the one I call Abba places within each of us the only freedom that is actually real That would be the freedom to choose among the values that are already there Let us place at the top of those "already values" non-idolatry That would be the voice from the burning bush refusing to give a name to the mystery that surrounds us That would be the cautionary theme of science in its highest form and of theology freed from its obligation to dumb things down + I am saying that to do proper logic one must acknowledge who we are with our manifest imperfections and celebrate the fact that we do have…

Imperfections are the inevitable result of trying to do everything yourself

Imperfections are the inevitable result of trying to do everything yourself That of course is a distortion because we do nothing by ourselves Even the most isolated nomad of the universe is never alone What I mean is that if you create as I do with no one looking over my shoulder  I will find imperfections everywhere a glaring misprint in a Kindle Book that would take me a while to correct while I have other things to do and probably 100 more Now once when I was in the scarce book business (there are few rare books) I learned the value of imperfection An edition with an error might be worth much more than a corrected version A glaring mistake might win the auction But cyber-situations make correction not only simple to rectify but considerate Here I have taken all the time I might need to mindfully correct the error that I failed to notice to expatiate on the bump it created on the smooth highway of my morning
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Three Salient Tweets and a Homily on Interpretation

Tweets 59s Pragmaticist=someone who is pragmatic but who also cleaves to a way of tolerance, democracy, helpfulness and non-idolatry. ExpandReplyDeleteFavoriteBuffer