What’s on the “other side” of the line? What is this thing being defined, NOT.

Generally speaking, whenever I research a topic of interest, I first look at what’s the established definitions: the stuff we learn in school basically. They teach it to us as Facts, Absolutes, ,Solved.

But they’re not.

So once I know the “accepted definitions”, I try to find the borderlines. 

What’s on the “other side” of the line? What is this thing being defined, NOT.

Once i figure out what it’s supposed to NOT be, then I find the borderline. What’s happening at the line between “Is” and “isn’t”, between “true” and “false”. 

For example there’s the difference between Science and Pseudo-Science. It all seems very clear when people bring up extreme examples.

But then, what about the “almosts”? There’s Science that touches its toes into Pseudo-Science, and there’s Pseudo-Science that touches its toes into Science.

I find that borderline stuff fascinating. They’re messy, awkward, strange, uncertain and never dull.

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