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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: Anton Rozman <email@example.com>
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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