Idle Ideas, Idiocy, Inanity, Incoherence and Indecision.

It, Is

“It is what it is.” It’s kind of a funny saying. I suppose it could be taken as a restatement of the reflexive property from math, like “it = it”.

Could it be what it is not? Or could it be not what it is? 

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Princess Bride scene“Inconceivable!”

Can anything truly be inconceivable? Or, to put it another way, wouldn’t the mere statement, “X is inconceivable,” by definition mean X was not inconceivable since to name X, one would have to conceive X?

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Infinite

If a line segment has an infinite number of points and a line has an infinite number of line segments, does that mean a line has more points than a line segment? How could there be more than infinity?

Photoshop-edited Touch Drawing
Infinity, sort of

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Insomnia

These are the kinds of thoughts that keep me up at night. (Not really.)

 


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    • 04-10-2012 at 6:14 pm
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      I see what you did there. (And thanks!)

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  • 04-11-2012 at 11:14 am
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    If it = it, then what = = and if is = is, then what = is.

    One of us just blew my mind.

    I say “Inconceivable” all the time. Also, “Anybody want a peanut?” But that was for “A” day.

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    • 04-11-2012 at 11:57 am
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      mind = blown

      I also say “inconceivable” often, always while hearing Wallace Shawn say it in my head. It’s a classic!

      “Anybody want a peanut?” Very good.

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