Monday, May 28, 2007

The way things look...

Wittgenstein: "Tell me, why do people always say it was natural for men to assume that the sun went round the earth rather than that the earth was rotating?"

Friend: "Well, obviously, because it just looks as if the sun is going round the earth."

Wittgenstein: "Well, what would it have looked like if it had looked as if the earth was rotating?"


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