First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Friday, June 08, 2007

Sunrise 5:47: When is a brick a brick

Some mornings the Dawn Joggers start off together, walking to the end of Oak before going their separate ways. This morning they noticed a neighbor's front yard was being redone, and the male DJ commented that they were using tile instead of brick. The female DJ looked at the same material and thought of it sliced brick. A brick is defined as a rectangular block of clay. A block is a solid piece of something usually having flat rectangular sides. A tile is a flat thin rectangular slab. But this isn't about bricks versus tiles. It's about is looking at the something, processing the data and coming to different conclusions. About holding on to that view in light of new or different evidence. About looking at the same world and seeing different realities. Enough...


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