Brice: Things without logic? Isn't that whole notion dangerous?
Devani: Well, logic has its limits. There's nothing wrong with it – it's simply limited.
Anya: Which logic? Aristotelian logic is only one sort . . .
Devani: The logic of a flower that's blooming – or of a poet gone mad.
The logic of a nation at war in which only a few profit –
or of religons which believe all other viewpoints are bad.
Carlos: Well, that seems like an exercise in futilty in me.
Devani: Isn't the logic of doing something seriously – even while realizing it's futile – also elegant?
Anya: Some would call it foolish . . .
Rationale

When people boast of their intellectual girth
or that their insights
have far-reaching worth
why let fact pollute fantasy?

Once I believed all things needed
logical consistency
yet some phenomena seem to work best
without exegesis
corroboration
or intrusion
fr  om
      real
          it
    y
.


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