Re: Aristotelians and Platonists
- I'm not sure Tom wants to know his stream. He wants to be a STREAM
or perhaps a BOMB. Modesty and humility are not Tom's strengths, so
--- In email@example.com, "Simone" <sim1di@...>
> Tom, for the sake of my highlights, yesterday you were more
> than Aristotle himself, ready to settle thousands-year-old scoreswith
> the Platonists, today the bomb-logger-Platotelian cap fits you Oh,Brian
> Man, know thy Stream!!!
> Frau Dok
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "tmasthenes13"
> <TomBuoyed@> wrote:
> > --- In email@example.com, "Scott Olmsted"
> > sa.olmsted@ wrote:
> > >
> > > All this talk about Platotelians got me remembering something
> > Gray atoff
> > > RSC said at a conference on this very matter. It was kind of
> > the cuffwho
> > > and a long while ago but I think he said that there were some
> > > "special" incarnation circumstances that were in both streams.
> > > these people tended to sit on the sidelines and lob bombs into
> > movement.or
> > > I thought it made sense: Categorizers needing a dramatic push,
> > dramatiststhe
> > > thinking they could channel the chaos with some well placed
> > >
> > > For what it's worth...
> > >
> > > >Val here pointed out something I missed. You were right about
> > > >streams being over and under, but that's all ancient historynow
> > > >because both streams are now incarnated together, as Dr.Steiner
> > > >predicted for the end of the 20th century.than
> > >
> > > >And boy oh boy, do we have scores to settle!!!
> > >
> > > >Tom
> > >=========================
> > Hi Scott,
> > Thank you so much for your contribution here. I certainly more
> > resemble that remark. It kind of fits me to a "T", doesn't it?The T
> > for Tom!us
> > Plus Brian Gray and I were classmates together back when both of
> > were attending Rudolf Steiner College in the early 80's, so,from that
> > spirit-rich environment, I also learned exactly which sacreduse.
> > proportions of which alchemical "gunpowder and nitroglycerine"
> > elements, as it were, to custom make those projectiles for later
> > Let's just say that Brian Gray would have many more stories to
> > about me than I would about him, only because he behaved sogoodly
> > while I behaved so badly. And it's human nature to remember muchmore
> > vividly the "behaving badly" stories than the "behaving goodly"was
> > ones.
> > So here I had built up this stockpile of "Platotelian" WMD's but
> > so frustrated because I really had no outlet for my destinycalling.
> > And then, in the mid 90's, along came the Internet.act as a
> > And I've been in "hog heaven" ever since.
> > By the way, Scott, since you brought this up, maybe you could
> > kind of unofficial scorekeeper. To be karmically fair, I shouldlob
> > grenades equally into both camps. I would request you to let meknow
> > if you feel I am bombing too much of one side and too little thewhere
> > On the other hand, perhaps equality is an abstract ideological
> > consideration because my own sense is that I throw the bombs
> > they are karmically needed, and that means that I may have todestructivity
> > concentrate on one camp for a long time.
> > Anyway thanks again for unlurking. I hope my Scorpionic
> > will be right kind of spiritual demolition work that opens up the
> > forum and the field for some new anthroposophical thinking and
> > Tom