Wittgenstein’s fly-bottle

Aha! A reference for something I’ve been struggling to explain: “logical confusions we find ourselves trapped within (like flies in a fly bottle).
If I’d read this about three years ago maybe I’d not have dug myself in so deep! No doubt the “therapeutic discourse” runs through and out of me.
Before I get on with that though, I found characterizations of Briankle and Stephen that seemed to good not to share:

2 thoughts on “Wittgenstein’s fly-bottle”

  1. I am flattered, Steph, by your generous characterization, and feel compelled to find one for you among my favorite quotes of Herr Wittgenstein. After some investigations, I offer:
    “I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.”
    No, no…just a little levity. Here it is:
    “One often makes a remark and only later sees how true it is.”

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