Objects represent higher functions of the critical faculty.
Vessels express modular variations.
Broken things express ultimate systems.
Attenuations and extensions represent culminations and pinnacles.
Perforations and sounds represent subtleties and transformations.
Flavors and music represent mental activity.
Language represents morality and aesthetic preference, and thus the basis for the soul.
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