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DATA

Margenau, Henry Data have an ephermeralness, a rhapsodic spontaneity, a nakedness so utterly at variance with the orderly instincts that pervade our being and with the given unity of our own experience as to be unfit for use in the building of reality. The constructs, on the other hand, are foot-loose, subjective, and altogether too fertile with logical implications to serve in their indiscriminate totality as material for the real world. They do, however, contain the solid logical substance which a stable reality must contain.