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7.12.2011

To be perfectly fair, most of the awesome stuff in this essay was said by Samuel Johnson in Rasselas or elsewhere but I found Parker’s interpretation to go quite beyond simple close-reading.
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...a mismatch between the fluid complexities
of experience and the rational categories of the mind, leads naturally to the conviction that no rational certainty is to be had with regard to the great questions of life.-->That is to say, they were freaking out about labels back in Johnson’s time already.

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