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"Those in the crossing must in the end know what is mistaken by all urging for intelligibility: that every thinking of being, all philosophy, can never be confirmed by "facts," ie, by beings. Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy. Those who idolize "facts" never notice that their idols only shine in a borrowed light. They are also meant not to notice this; for thereupon they would have to be at a loss and therefore useless. But idolizers and idols are used wherever gods are in flight and so announce their nearness."
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    I'm having a lot of trouble proving the ¬(P → Q) → (P∧ ¬Q) side of the proof. In particular, I am having trouble finding P in P ∧ ¬Q. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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    If someone said to you : " You will go to the most beautiful place, fall in love, do all the things you wished to do, have children and anything you ever wanted ". However, he said then " But, after you go back here, you'll forget all of that ". Would you go ? The answer to this question has some...