a matter of distinction
The term distinction has been devalued by marketers. We’re supposed to think of it as an attribute of snobbery when in fact we cannot live without the capacity to make distinctions, to distinguish differences, both gross and fine.
In this reading we can see the practice of making distinctions as a fundamental aspect of what it takes to act wisely.
It can be seen as fundamental to the practice of design.
This site hosts a collection of quotes and essays, ruminations on questions pertaining to how we decide.