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Re: Theos-World Victorian?

Oct 05, 2008 10:12 AM
by Erica Letzerich

"A philosopher falls asleep and dreams.  In his dream, one by one, 
              the greatest philosophers of all time stand before him and 
              systematically state their views and arguments:  Socrates, Plato, 
              Aristotle, Kant, Hume, Descartes, etc.  But in each case the 
              philosopher, dramatically pointing his finger at the presenter, 
              was able to come up with a devastating objection that left the 
              presenting philosopher speechless and unable to effectively 
              reply.  In fact, the philosopher realized it was the same 
              objection in every case - he had found the perfect philosophical 
              move to make in conferences and colloquia.  He forced himself to 
              wake up and write the objection down on a convenient slip of 
              paper, then, he drifted dreamily back to sleep with a smile on his 
              face.  When he awoke the next morning he read the words, ....


              "THAT¹S WHAT YOU SAY!" "

--- On Sun, 10/5/08, Anton Rozman <> wrote:
From: Anton Rozman <>
Subject: Re: Theos-World Victorian?
Date: Sunday, October 5, 2008, 12:19 PM

            Victorian (Dictionary. com)

- of or pertaining to Queen Victoria or the period of her reign. 

(Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 - 22 January 1901.)

- having the characteristics usually attributed to the Victorians, 

especially prudishness and observance of the conventionalities. 

Well, TS Rules and Regulations are certainly from that period. As to 

the second paragraph: estimate yourself.






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