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This is too good to be nonsense, and not obviously true!
The word ‘general’ appears twice in a row in the second paragraph under ‘Complete Stances’.
“It is the most general general and abstract of all stances.”
No need to publish my comment, forgive me if it’s not a typo!
Anon—Thank you very much! I really appreciate anyone pointing out problems of any sort. Leaving your comment as encouragement to others to do likewise. (I’ve fixed this one now.)
This section really jumped out at me.
“You resolve confusions by noticing, over and over, different ways you pretend not to see icky nebulosity; act as if it weren’t there; and are shocked when it screws up your plans”
Reading the list of awkward words makes me imagine the old mechanic, good spirited, much gumption, humour in the face of adversity, knowledge of how long things actually take. Has a few projects on the go, spends time with the grandkids.
Looking at the list of reactions, one might have to your writing. I can identify with a bunch of them at some time or other. :’D. I’ll endeavour to entertain the reasonable, kitchen-sink interpretation.
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