Re: Re:virus: Old Tired Riddles (was: Scientists and Philosophers)

joe dees (
Fri, 12 Feb 1999 17:30:45 -0500

At Fri, 12 Feb 1999 14:08:40 -0800, you wrote:
>Joe wrote:
>>>> Reconsidering my earlier assessment of color and sound, undetected air
>pressure differences and photons are potential sound and color (so long as
>ears and eyes exist); this potential is actualized should they interact with
>ears and eyes.<<<
>And the carrot in my hand is potental salad. Oops! The carrot that _was_
>in my hand, I should say. (Yum!)
>Where is the salad?
>What useful statement did I make about the carrot by ignoring the reallity
>of the situation in order to satisfy my thirst for logical completeness?
>-Prof. Tim

So when logic fails you, you desert it? The murderer's hair strand is involved in a nexus of cause and effect surrounding a committed past crime in a way not applicable between a consumed carrot and a hypothetical future salad (if you're gonna attempt analogies, at least take pains to insure that they are good ones). Joe E. Dees
Poet, Pagan, Philosopher

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