Near is to close as distance is to
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How Far Are The Nearest Stars?
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Are we there yet? The word order might seem a little tricky at first, but once you get it down, you'll be able to talk about distance with no problem.
Just think of this. One thousand years ago a person of a completely different culture conceived a notion that would probably be endorsed today by nearly every one. Physical proximity is unfortunately often not a reflection of moral or intellectual proximity. Are we any different from those born in the distant past of one thousand years ago? You do feel quite close and involved when they share their thoughts and emotions with you, do not you? Well, by now you are probably near wondering whether a discussion on human nature is a sensible topic for a mathematical page.
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