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don_socalJanuary 24, 2013

Our tools are extensions of our purposes, and so we find it natural to make metaphorical attributions of intentionality to them; but I take it no philosophical ice is cut by such examples.
John Searle

The deterioration of a government begins almost always by the decay of its principles.
Charles de Secondat

There is only one thing that can form a bond between men, and that is gratitude... we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves.
Charles de Secondat

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lilosophie

Good ones, though I really believe tools can have a "personality", I read some metaphysics and there is the thought that at times the personality or psyche of the ones creating the object will imbed in the creation if the vibrations - good or bad - are particularly strong - that's where "lemons" come from - provocative, isn't it?

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