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Much of philosophy seems like just people confusing words with whatever they were trying to use those words for.

So a bit superciliously* I try to classify philosophers so: Those who create that mess, those who try to unleash it on the world, and those who has gotten really good at cleaning it up.

I like the last bunch. For me, the biggest gain from philosophy is a strong defense of the questions, rather than the plethora of conflicting answers.

* I'm just translating from Swedish, alright?

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