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Tuesday October 18th 2011    Tim Candler

      I will vote for an alternate word that gives 'being' less vagueness.  I will think of that word as a quality.  And I would like that word to be "movementness."   Some Smart Alec will tell me there is already a word for "movementness" and that word is "motion," because something that moves is in motion.  And I will tell them that I am one of those nut-eaters who thinks he understands why "that which cannot be iterated cannot be comprehended."  However if you Google "movementness" you will find gentler angst.

The practical mind will point me to the dictionary, and I will wonder what the world was like before words were written.  Then I will become confused, because there are few greater pleasures than discovering meaning through definitions.  Myocardial Infarction or Acute Myocardial Infarction is the wonderful name some have given to the qualities of heart attacks, and which others have called "suddenly gone but not forgotten."  Which is why  I say an obsession with inaccuracies can sometimes be frustrating.

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