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Re: Conspiracy and the French revolution

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  • louise
    Wil, Please forgive me if I believe that when you prove it. By not engaging any more with what I write. Either way, I am content. Louise ... illness. ...
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 28, 2009
      Wil,

      Please forgive me if I believe that when you prove it. By not
      engaging any more with what I write. Either way, I am content.

      Louise

      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, eupraxis@... wrote:
      >
      > Louise,
      >
      > "... You see, I believe in schizophrenia. I do not believe it is an
      illness.
      > I am not a materialist."
      >
      > Response; Then I have nothing further to say to you.
      >
      > Wil
      >
      >
      > In a message dated 1/28/09 5:52:12 PM, hecubatoher@... writes:
      >
      >
      > > Wil,
      > >
      > > I am glad that you are not after all ignoring my posts. There
      seems
      > > little point in adding to what I have already written. I do not
      > > accept that I am polluting the list. Your uncritical acceptance of
      > > current psychological or psychiatric theories completely escapes
      your
      > > attention. Make what comments you wish, and I will always consider
      > > your remarks on their merits. I like to debate with you, if my
      > > health is sufficiently robust. The main point, however, that I
      would
      > > like to emphasise is how careless and unphilosophical is your
      > > language, when faced with what you already believe you know. The
      > > personal element to all this I still find totally unacceptable,
      but
      > > it was not your doing to start it all. A dispute began, in the
      > > context of my everyday life, on the subject of slander, long
      before I
      > > gained access to a computer. The fact is that this has all been
      > > transferred to a context where I did not foresee it would arise.
      > > Before I close, if it be possible, once and for all, this
      distressing
      > > chapter about perception, morality and judgment, I would like to
      > > state, simply as a fact, an honest subjective perception; that
      is, my
      > > own history leaves me vulnerable to certain imputations, and
      > > potentially endangers the reputations of others who come to my
      aid,
      > > something which as a matter of faith I trusted would have a good
      > > outcome. The reason which bolsters such faith - and I state the
      > > perception as I would describe a tree or a building (or as the
      > > characters of Homer gaze, one on another) - is that the
      individuals
      > > concerned are all, like yourself, characterised by an integrity of
      > > motive (though I might disagree strongly with your founding
      > > premises), and a personal purity and chastity. I cannot
      sufficently
      > > emphasise how significant I believe this to be. Slander is
      something
      > > which I have proved myself quite unable to counter in daily
      > > existence, and I must pay the price for that. Others suffer too,
      and
      > > this awareness goes with me on my journey. I share your sense that
      > > feelings are essentially private, but in a cultural climate such
      as
      > > prevails in the modern world, a person of my sensibilities easily
      > > loses the capacity to believe her own eyes and ears. Do please
      > > remember, though, that I am, truly, a primitive, and say it
      without
      > > any sense of shame or embarrassment. I wonder what you perceive
      when
      > > you see a dog, for instance? Or a cat, or a goldfish, or a
      dolphin.
      > > You see, I believe in schizophrenia. I do not believe it is an
      > > illness. I am not a materialist.
      > >
      > > Louise
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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