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    Every act of synthesis requires some measure of simplification, and synthesis is done best by people with knowledge.   And the ways in which every simplification are a lie -- one of the benefits of academic training is the ability to nuance views so that you can synthesize and still, very roughly, mark the boundaries of ignorance.  And we all do better or worse at that, some days.  Thought this was well done, though of course everyone who writes a synthesis and has an honest soul leaves  twinging a little, I think...

    ...j'ai découvert que tout le malheur des hommes vient d'une seule chose, qui est de ne savoir pas demeurer en repos dans une chambre.

    by jessical on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:27:52 PM PDT

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      not used to the macbook keyboard, yet (obviously)

      ...j'ai découvert que tout le malheur des hommes vient d'une seule chose, qui est de ne savoir pas demeurer en repos dans une chambre.

      by jessical on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:28:30 PM PDT

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