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#1 2017-11-21 06:13:55

DavidTuggy
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From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
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dental identity?

Just occurred to me to wonder if anybody links identity and identify with the forensic practice of examining the teeth of a corpse or unidentified victim to establish who they are. Anybody heard of such a construal?


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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#2 2017-11-21 09:50:20

kem
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From: Victoria, BC
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Re: dental identity?

A clever thought. It had never occurred to my id.

Tracing the real etymology, from the Latin idem (“same”) to the modern notion of identity, is like taking a course in philosophy.


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