Re: teleology and language

From: Philip Jonkers (
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    > This is what I call "optimised languages". They are really really good
    > at what they do - but their general usefulness in everyday life is
    > significantly below the one of the language you use when you go
    > shopping or courting or teaching your children ethics.

    Speaking of courting, go watch `A beautiful mind' for a typical example
    of a very mathematical mind trying to hit on a chick by sticking to
    his guns. Girls and (formal) logic, mutually exclusive? :-)

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