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or the Value of romanticism "romanticism [is] characterized by its emphasis on emotion and individualism, idealization of nature, [and] suspicion of science and industrialization. . . ." --wikipedia, a product of science and industrialization, like the flush toilet "william wordsworth was an english romantic poet who [assisted in launching] . . . the romantic age in english literature. . . ." --wikipedia, neglecting to mention the launch of the flush toilet "one of wordsworth's most earth-shatteringly meaningful and substantially weighty poems centers on daffodils--with flowers, in addition to flowers and flowers, invariably moving every romantic tears." --a dry-eyed Realist * * * imagine if a daffodil could feel, when in an idyll wandering lonely by, some poetaster at its cup should kneel-- to suck that dilly's filament root dry! then after as they idly share a f*g, a dirty dil unzips its golden dew, and sepaling the f*g in one long drag-- it pistils both beneath an english yew! soon next a crowd of daft o'dils bud round, all swilling sweet mint tulips stoned on grass, till potted pollen sacs of glands unbound-- deep plow the poetaster up his ass! as hosts of rapt romantics serenade while pus*ywillows cattail nature's blade! * * * a dedication of Respect for the Painful Reality of nature a "helios" sonnet march, 2022--a chilly, overcast day "doc" "Document On Reality" P U P "Prevent Unnecessary Pain" G R O G the new and improved "Golden Rule On Goodness" with the motto "get drunk on it!" ................................. a brief assessment of two worldviews concerning nature, the one globally popular, the other globally unpopular --by a philosopher of Reason stuck with the globally unpopular view * the romantic worldview concerning nature is the opposite of the Realistic worldview concerning nature. * the fundamental claim of the romantic worldview concerning nature is "nature is more than a mechanical process without meaning, purpose, or design." * the fundamental claim of the Realistic worldview concerning nature is "nature is a mechanical process without meaning, purpose, or design." * Logically, two opposing claims cannot both be True at the same time under the same conditions. * no Facts beyond all Intelligent doubt support the romantic worldview concerning nature. * note: a Fact beyond all Intelligent doubt is one such as "a daffodil is a bulbous plant." * a seemingly endless number of Facts beyond all Intelligent doubt support the Realistic worldview concerning nature. * from Facts, Truths beyond all Intelligent doubt are Logically deduced. * note: a Truth beyond all Intelligent doubt is one such as "one bulbous plant plus one bulbous plant are two bulbous plants." * having no Facts beyond all Intelligent doubt, no Truths beyond all Intelligent doubt can be Logically deduced to support the romantic worldview concerning nature. * having a seemingly endless number of Facts beyond all Intelligent doubt, a seemingly endless number of Truths beyond all Intelligent doubt can be Logically deduced to support the Realistic worldview concerning nature. * the fundamental claim of the Realistic worldview concerning nature as "a continuous mechanical process without meaning, purpose, or design" can be Logically deduced from a seemingless endless number of Facts beyond all Intelligent doubt to be a Truth. "the glaring sun of the Realist need enlighten the dim moon of the romantic." --a Rational punster for a Rational literature

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Date: 3/8/2022 5:04:00 PM
....a 1/3 of load?..... : / ... : ) ..... stans sand
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