But the cutoff is obviously not "continent"/"not continent", but rather "takes up more than half the world" versus "doesn't take up more than half the world" - possibly with an additional constraint of a sufficiently simple shoreline...

"Continent" vs. "island" is an arbitrary line, a matter of definition. Whereas smaller/bigger than half the world is precise and objective.

Rationality Quotes May 2012

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