A name for identity

How valuable are words. Reading this excellent article on Quantum wierdness (from Nautilus, of course) I stumbled upon the word ‘haecceity‘,

(/hɛkˈsiːɪti, hiːk-/; from the Latin haecceitas, which translates as “thisness”) […] denotes the discrete qualities, properties or characteristics of a thing which make it a particular thing

I feel that this concept now serves me as a firm, indivisible pilar on which I could edify more intricate ideas. The wonderful utility of succinctness; my mind being so limited I tend to value as treasure those things that can save me expensive mental steps. Now I just don’t want to look at it too much, as I know it will eventually disintegrate, like all mediaval stochastic philosophical terms should. Let us for a while asume that haecceity has some haecceity.

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