Re: virus: Maxims: the universe and truth

psypher (
Thu, 20 May 1999 21:03:42 -0400 (EDT)

> At 11:31 AM 5/20/99 -0400, psypher wrote:

>> an idea a real thing if its referent is not manifest? If so,

> to
> Yes.
>>what extent is the referent real, since its pattern [the idea] 
>>consists of matter-energy embedded in space-time?

> To the same extent a map of an imaginary land (e.g. Middle Earth)
> makes it real. would you agree that an imagined complex [middle earth is a good example of what I mean by a complex in this case] can be useful for generating ideas and insights which are of value in relating to the world of space-time?

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