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With Reasoning by Analogy :

Quantity is to Analysis
Quality is to Analogy .

With Reasoning by Analysis :

Quantity is an enumberated value
Quality is not Quantity .

The realization of Quantity is understood to be an enumberated value which may be objectively counted in a rational manner. That is to say:

If you can not be objective,
and enumerate objects,
and behave in a rational manner,

then forget about Quantity , and go directly to Quality . Why ? Because what is going to follow, if you stay on this path, is purely analytical and there is no room for wither a sense of humor, a happy face, or an emotional response of any kind. Mr. Spock of the USS Enterprise hangs out here.



noun plural - quan?ti?ties

  1. a. A specified or indefinite number or amount. b. A considerable amount or number: sells drugs wholesale and in quantity. c. An exact amount or number.
  2. The measurable, countable, or comparable property or aspect of a thing.
  3. Mathematics. Something that serves as the object of an operation.
  4. a. Linguistics. The relative amount of time needed to pronounce a vowel, consonant, or syllable. b. The duration of a syllable in quantitative verse.
  5. Logic. The exact character of a proposition in reference to its universality, singularity, or particularity.

[Middle English quantite, from Old French, from Latin quantit?s, quantit?t-, from quantus, how great.]

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