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It seems that this choice is close to the aforementioned alimentative approach to modeling and solving problems: language is hermetic, only we understand it, thus the possibility of criticism is reduced or eliminated.
The alimentative metaphor might be deployed for comprehending moving images in three, closely inter-related ways.
Second, the alimentative metaphor invokes taste, a sensory fundament that particularly informed aesthetics during the eighteenth century.