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

KingsXfan (
Fri, 12 Feb 1999 22:31:21 -0800

What could swallow the photons and waves before they could actualize themselves?

Tim Rhodes 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