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Whereof one cannot speak...

... thereof one must be silent . Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) Those expecting a long blog post based upon the  Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Ludwig Wittgenstein's early work of philosophy and highly influential in the formation of the philosophies of Logical Positivism ) are going to be disappointed.  I am just using the quote to say that I've not had much to say lately, so I have taken Ludwig's advice and kept quiet. If you do want to find out more, there are links to the Wikipedia articles above, and you can buy Wittgenstein's Tractatus here or go straight for his magnum opus the Philosophical Investigations (which incidentially refutes a lot of the claims made in his earlier work) and buy that here ... That was a longer preamble than planned. Anyway, the long and short of this is to say that I've been taking a post-Christmas break, I've had some time with family and I've not (in case you haven't noticed) prioritised time here on the