It’s cant that you can’t decant the wine. Did Immanuel Kant say this?
Cant-Noun, meaning hypocritical and sanctimonious talk, also a phrase or catchword that is temporarily in fashion
Can’t-contraction for can not
Kant– A German philosopher who is considered the father of modern philosophy. According to Wikipedia, he “argued that the human mind creates the structure of human experience, that reason is the source of morality, that aesthetics arises from a faculty of disinterested judgment, that space and time are forms of our sensibility, and that the work as it is “in-itself” is independent of our concepts of it.”
Decant-verb, meaning to gradually pour wine or some other liquid from one container to another without disturbing the sediment.
The Little Engine That Could was famous for saying “I think I can, I think I can, I think I can.” How much responsibility do we have for what we can accomplish or can’t accomplish?
Is it cant to say you are woke (aware) of a topic, high key about an idea, or in a calm (cool) ship (relationship)?
Would you drink red wine if it were not decanted?
Are you a can-do or can not do kind of person? Do you use cant in your everyday conversation? Do you read Kant for pleasure? Do you like to decant wine to drink while you read Kant? Join the conversation and share your favorite can’t/cant/Kant/decant stories.