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51414Re: thought is afraid of itself

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  • Jim
    Apr 5, 2010
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      Thanks, Mary.

      Yes, I also feel sometimes that doing philosophy and contributing to Existlist can be a comforting retreat from the difficulties of everyday life and the disharmony in the world.

      Jim



      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "Mary" <josephson45r@...> wrote:
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      > No worries, Jim. You've been patient and engaged in a difficult dialog. What has me presently interested in Bohm's unpopular tilting at assumptions about thought is that although he takes his cue from quantum non-locality, he fully expects that creativity and imagination of the artistic kind will begin transforming our system of thought. In Quine's appropriation of Neurath's boat, he reinforces how daunting a task is epistemology. I realize that I change attitude or position as inexplicably as an electron.As much as I'd hate to conclude this, it is perhaps merely indulgence and distraction from the horrors in this world.
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