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Occam's Toothbrush

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(Permalink) Posted: May 02 2006,06:33   

Your child would have no grasp of language and would have no tools with which to abstract any of these concepts.  Without the word "why," you can't ask why, much less speculate about possible answers.

I know that misses your point, but that's what your scenario made me think of.

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