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More explanation of how the concept of space is a priori, sensed intuitively.

One great thing about philosophy in general and Kant in particular is that it speaks about the mental framework we use to divide the world. Here Kant talks about all space being one, being infinite. We impose limitations and split space into this or that area to create order. The example he uses of geometry and a triangle are perfect examples.

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Space obviously exists. We cannot even imagine something different than 3D space existing, but while we know it exists we cannot see it or even visualize it except in relationship to what is in or not in the space. This is an example of a priori understanding.

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The concept of space is one that does not flow from any direct sensing. We understand that space exists, and we can differentiate between this space and another, but space itself is not an object and you cannot perceive it.

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Kant will touch on this concept in more detail, but for now he is expanding on the concept of underlying reality independent from sensory experience. Our a priori understanding of something is a framework by which we then use to make sense of our senses.

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After using the first paragraph to agree with the Empiricists, Kant flips it and says yes, your senses tell you about the object, but the information you receive from your senses is not the object itself.

The data we perceive from the object comes to us A Posteriori, in this case meaning from our senses and experiences of an object. The form, the underlying reality of an object, cannot be from sense data. This understanding is A Priori.

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Kant begins by laying the groundwork of his topic. Specifically he notes that an object can only be understood by the information we receive from through our senses. This belief forms the basis of Empiricism. Kant famously said he was “awakened from his dogmatic slumbers” by reading the Scottish Empiricist David Hume. Here Kant is agreeing in general with the Empiricist view.

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"Tell theses other boys double up / Cause I got some work ..." (Ludacris – F5 (Furiously Dangerous)) | pending

When someone has plastic surgery (like a tummy tuck) they refer to it as “getting some work done” Luda packs guns (work) on his waist.

"Yeah, UGK for life R.I.P. to the Pimp / Miss you bro" (Method Man & Redman – City Lights) | pending

Second line is “This for you bankroll”

"Will my woman be Coretta, take my name and cherish it?" (Killer Mike – Untitled) | pending

Coretta King never remarried. Even after Dr King’s death she continued her life as his wife, unlike Jackie Kennedy. Mike is saying he’s selfish, he wants his woman to stay true after he dies.

"Eyes dilated" (Eminem – Say What U Say) | pending

Your pupils dialate from brain death.

"Paparazzis with they cameras, snapping em" (Jay Z – 99 Problems) | accepted

Jay is talking about the “perp walk” that prosecutors and police make a high profile defendant take. The media is called and ready when the perp is walked out in cuffs. Looks good on the news.

You’re both kind of right. When the song was written and recorded Atwater and Belton cases both gave the police enormous discretionary powers to both search and arrest based upon any legal violation (including 55 in a 54). Years later Arizona v Gant states that the police can only search a vehicle without a warrant for either personal safety (wingspan weaponry) or to preserve evidence. In either case a locked trunk or glove box would be technically exempt.

In reality though, the cops do what they fucking want. Ride dirty at your own risk.

"See as far as the dough go, I go loco / See me pumpin' ga..." (The Mad Rapper – Stir Crazy) | pending

I took it as he’s going to make so much money he’ll never have a regular job. More like “You’ll NEVER see me pumping gas”….

"Came in the bank with a tank fired a blank at the clerk a..." (The Mad Rapper – Stir Crazy) | accepted

Nah, it’s literal. He’s so crazy he robbed a bank with a tank, locked the clerk up, but didn’t steal anything.

"20 West of Atlanta boy" (Yelawolf – Gangster Of Love) | accepted

20 West is the interstate and direction from Atlanta to Alabama.