The Primate Paradox: An Analytical Thought


When you look at the passage in the image below, I want you to think of one thing: this is a primate (Robert Anton Wilson) writing about the philosophical limitations of primate logic; in doing so, however, the primate has proven that what is written is, in fact, demonstrating a different limitation of primate logic–that primate logic not limited to the whims of singular causality, but instead limited by selling the primate species short.

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Shaun Duke is an aspiring writer, a reviewer, and an academic. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric and Writing at Bemidji State University. He received his PhD in English from the University of Florida and studies science fiction, postcolonialism, digital fan cultures, and digital rhetoric.

2 thoughts on “The Primate Paradox: An Analytical Thought

  1. That's written in a very intriguing way. Primates do seem to value single causality over quantitative, but is blaming a group any better than blaming a single person? Even if a group is blamed, the individual can still take the brunt on themselves, even if it's not their fault. I think it's honorable to acknowledge you're wrong.

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