Over the course of this series of daily posts I’ve sometimes come across ideas and quotes from famous but unlikely people that had a bearing on languages and how people acquire them. One of the unlikeliest of them all, Alan Watts, described himself sometimes as a philosophical entertainer, sometimes as a rascal.
I’ve been thinking of changing topics when the current two-year period of 100-word vignettes comes to an end. I’m thinking, then, of switching horses. Metaphysics has always been my ‘overriding’ interest, so this keystone habit ought to work just as well in that arena. It’s worth thinking about.