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    What is meant by "sun rising" is precisely the rotation of the earth bringing it into view over the eastern horizon.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Thu Feb 03, 2011 at 01:49:51 PM PST

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      David Hume, the famous Scottish philosopher, used the example of the sun rising and setting as an illustration of the problem of causation, helping to usher in the age of scientific reasoning.  

      We are the first to look up and know, with absolute certainty, that the sword we ourselves have forged, is real.

      by Jbearlaw on Thu Feb 03, 2011 at 02:14:18 PM PST

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