Dan Plante (dplante@home.com)
Fri, 02 Apr 1999 14:39:22 -0800

At 02:36 PM 01/04/99 -0500, Tim Rhodes wrote:

> (re: gnosis)
>Good question. Is the self-revelatory, "this is it!" nature of notic
>experiences and phaith why they end up taking precedence in the mind
>over even more rational, yet less seemingly "genuine" descriptions of
>the world?

I seem to remember an historical account of a gentleman of some renown in ancient Greece running through the streets shouting "EUREKA!!". It seems to me that rational thought has its own notic potential, and those that experience it are no less affected than their irrational counterparts.