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brainstorm
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#7
Feb5-11, 01:36 AM
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I may be coming at this from a different angle than you are looking for, but doesn't "synthetic" refer to the fact that "7" and "5" are empirically observed quantities and the sum, "12," is synthesized by processing the data at an abstract level? If the "12" would be directly observed, would it be a thesis instead of a synthesis?