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  • JWMeritt@aol.com
    ... A quite entertaining, though odd, logician author. ... I see the connection. Do you see the constraint imposed when trying to communicate it to someone
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 2, 2002
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      In a message dated 10/2/2002 9:50:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Tony writes:


      > I forgot to remark on the Alice in Wonderland quote I added to my first
      > post.
      >
      > I hope you liked the quote and the whole Alice in Wonderland story.

      A quite entertaining, though odd, logician author.

      >
      > My interpretation of Humpty Dumpty's statement "...The question is, which
      > is
      > to be master - that's all" is that we need to decide if we control words or
      > words control us.
      >
      > This has a similar ring to the meditation related question, does my mind
      > control me, or do I control my mind.
      >
      > Do you see a general connection?
      >

      I see the connection. Do you see the constraint imposed when trying to
      communicate it to someone else who is NOT privy to your entire mind?

      Jim


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    • Tony
      Hi Jim, I think I see the connection. What then can we say about our choice of words? ... From: JWMeritt@aol.com [mailto:JWMeritt@aol.com] Sent: Wednesday,
      Message 2 of 2 , Oct 2, 2002
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        Hi Jim,

        I think I see the connection.

        What then can we say about our choice of words?

        ...Tony

        -----Original Message-----
        From: JWMeritt@... [mailto:JWMeritt@...]
        Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 3:59 PM
        To: meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [Meditation Society of America] Words


        In a message dated 10/2/2002 9:50:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Tony writes:


        > I forgot to remark on the Alice in Wonderland quote I added to my first
        > post.
        >
        > I hope you liked the quote and the whole Alice in Wonderland story.

        A quite entertaining, though odd, logician author.

        >
        > My interpretation of Humpty Dumpty's statement "...The question is, which
        > is
        > to be master - that's all" is that we need to decide if we control words
        or
        > words control us.
        >
        > This has a similar ring to the meditation related question, does my mind
        > control me, or do I control my mind.
        >
        > Do you see a general connection?
        >

        I see the connection. Do you see the constraint imposed when trying to
        communicate it to someone else who is NOT privy to your entire mind?

        Jim


        [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]



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