How many continents are there?

An excellent example of the imprecision of our language, and of how our definitions and categories tend to get fuzzy around the edges:

Reality may literally be too complex for words.

(via The Dish)

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2 responses to “How many continents are there?

  1. Dokeo

    Not a comment on this post, but I thought you would be interested in this ( a possible finding of particles breaking the speed of light):
    http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/22/science-light-idUSL5E7KM4CW20110922
    From Dokeo (fellow flickfilosopher fan)

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