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A White Horse is not a Horse
I want to respond to some of my commenters. Taking the most important one first, mygreatoz praises "Lou Malnotti's Deep Dish pizza places!!! It's the most divine pizza ever...pastry dough crust, rich fillings, topped with cheese then savory tomatos." Wisely, mygreatoz does not deny that NYC's pizza is better than Chicago's "deep dish pizza."
It is true that I have eaten, at Zachary's Pizza
in Oakland, some excellent "deep dish pizza." However, we most not forget the words of Gongsun Longzi, author of the White Horse Dialogue
, who is said to have replied,
when told that he could not travel on a certain road with his horse, that his horse was white and that because the rule mentioned horses and not white horses, it did not apply to him: "A white horse is not a horse."
Hence, I say: deep dish pizza is not pizza. QED.