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  1. author: Alfred North Whitehead
  2. content: In the study of ideas, it is necessary to remember that insistence on hard-headed
  3. clarity issues from sentimental feeling, as it were a mist, cloaking the perplexities
  4. of fact. Insistence on clarity at all costs is based on sheer superstition as the
  5. mode in which human intelligence functions. Our reasonings grasp at straws for premises
  6. and float on gossamers for deduction.
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