To have a pure and formal research interest be ridiculed by an arrogant newcomer who studied a discipline that relies on applications of your own (and may have studied your exact research as a much younger student).
I would have kept my professorship, but I was Wittgensteined by a college student who read my work with a computer engineering tutor when he was five years old.
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The greatest philosopher of the past Century and one of the most important philosophers in history.
A genius and a radical, his work challenged the foundations of logic, reason and most importantly language.
His only complete book, Tractatus Logico Philosophicus, is the most influential work of philosophical literature since Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.
Ludwig Wittgenstein is God
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A philosopher who tried to solve the question of, if a tree falls in the forest; and no one hears it did, it make a sound?

More broadly Wittgenstein answered the question: Did language come from outside of pan-contiguity (the universe) or inside of pan-contiguity...
Wittgenstein viewed language as a human ritual; and ritual as subject to game theory.

He introduced the concept of the external participant in contrast to physics' external observer. Thus, each participant becomes a part of embedded-language-in-the universe.
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