THE VERBOSITY OF THE ONLY WAY TO BE SURE
— “I agree with your assessment. But, could you make it more concise? I just finished shaving when I started reading your post. By the time I finished it, I had a five o’clock shadow!” — elsewhere
Sorry boss. I make my notes in YT comments as I listen to the video, then copy them to my archive and riff off them for a while.
Unfortunately, there is a reason we speak in normative and moral prose: it’s cheap. There is also a reason we speak in logical, scientific, and economic prose – despite that it’s expensive.
That cost is how we falsify normative and moral prose. “It’s the only way to be sure” so to speak.