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Roy: Is this another one of your inventions? Moss: Might be. Roy: What was the last one? …oh yes. A ladder, to help moths escape from the bath. How is that useful?! Moss: How is that not useful? Roy: Moths don’t get stuck in baths! Moss: Yes. They. Do! Roy: Even if that were true, it’s just not in their nature to learn how to use a ladder! They have wings! When a moth...
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Cages. Consider a birdcage. If you look very closely at just one wire in the cage, you cannot see the other wires. If your conception of what is before you is determined by this myopic focus, you could look at that one wire, up and down the length of it, and be unable to see why a bird would not just fly around the wire any time it wanted to go somewhere. Furthermore, even if, one day at a time,...