If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.
- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica
Flowers can be beautiful, but you can't eat them. There are some nations that are producing flowers due to the profits that can be made selling them to markets as an export, when a more productive line of agriculture could have been harvested which feeds people, so there are geopolitical issues at stake here.
Oh, this is a yes or no question . . . okay then, yes.