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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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Wittgenstein often compares the arbitrariness of the rules of a language to that of the rules of a game, for example, chess: "the purpose of the rules of chess is not to correspond to the essence of chess but to the purpose of the game of chess" [...] We can of course decide, while playing chess, to ignore the existing rules and make up new ones, but then we are not playing chess anymore, and there is a good chance that our opponent does not understand what we are doing (as in the Eschaton game, which ends in a massive fight). [...]

—p.81 "Hidden in Plain Sight": Language and the Importance of the Ordinary in Wallace, DeLillo, and Wittgenstein (73) by Allard Pieter den Dulk, Anthony Leaker 4 years ago

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