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Another example of how arbitary this is, is, for example, colors. We have 7 primry colors, but why not 14?Why only 4 seasons instead of 8? Langauge, then reflects the way we see the world, but is not objective reality itself. Of course, there is a definite moment of spring during the equinox, so these moments do exist.