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who does he calculate he is?

the philosophical artisan, seraphimsigrist, had the idea of making use of the 126 collected fragments of heraclitus, the (re)definer of logos, as a stichomantic resource, in the vein of fortune cookies.

the fragments are numbered as collected in the nineteenth century by classical scholar hermann alexander diels.

and pardon my obnoxicity, but fragment number forty-seven of heraclitus, exquisitely, is translated from the greek as:

let us not conjecture randomly
about the most important things.



(or possibly*)


yet let's not make rash guesses
[based on] our most lucid thoughts


*my addition in brackets
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