The world is magic
Nick Redmark
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Yes, the world is composed of metaphors. This is especially interesting when we are least sure about which metaphor to apply in a given case. When a device stops working, we might say it “broke down” or “wore out” or needs to “break in”. Though rational and scientific inquiry expand our understanding and improve the metaphors we use to label reality, there is still a ton of uncertainty in our everyday existence that we fill in with hand-wavy explanations.

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