Knowledge is not an abstract homogeneous good, of which there cannot be enough. Beyond the last flutter of actual or possible significance, pedantry begins.
I think I live "(b)eyond the last flutter of actual or possible significance"
I wondre if the pedantry starts earlier...
I always give much attention to Jacques Barzun. His style is so alive that I take everything he says personally. "Surely, you don't mean MOI, Monsieur Barzun?" Alas! I think I was born in a pedantic mood.
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I tried to link to The Life of the Mind (Laudator Temporis Acti: June 29,2010). I missed again! It's an amusing quotation. :)
Calum,thus there are already two of us. :)Jams,possibly. Any example?Claudia,your confession makes it easier for me to admit: I have to fight my pedantry on a daily basis. By doing so I am trying to not being pedantic, though.