"Metaphor is as much a part of our functioning as our sense of touch, and as precious." #readingToday

Metaphors are not merely things to be seen beyond. In fact, one can see beyond them only by using other metaphors. It is as though the ability to comprehend experience through metaphor were a sense, like seeing or touching or hearing, with metaphors providing the only ways to perceive and experience much of the world. Metaphor is as much a part of our functioning as our sense of touch, and as precious.

"Metaphors We Live By" by George Lakoff, Mark Johnson

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