Consciousness: reviewing Descartes on mind and body (General)

by dhw, Saturday, August 17, 2019, 11:28 (407 days ago) @ romansh

DAVID: You can have your picket fence.

ROMANSH: Oh no the metaphor is all wrong … agnostics are digging in the dirt looking for answers. It is those who think they have come to answer are sitting on their fences, thinking they can see further.

"To sit on the fence": to avoid saying which side of an argument you support (Longman). Perhaps an example of you trying to change the normal definition of an expression? Oh, perish the thought! ;-) (I'm only teasing.)

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