[extropy-chat] examples of rational irrationalism

Thomas Thomas at thomasoliver.net
Sun Dec 10 21:53:55 UTC 2006

Jef Allbright wrote:

>Lee Corbin wrote:
>>I'm afraid it's time to abandon ship.  Words are like 
>>ball-bearings on a skating rink:  to get anywhere, you have 
>>to tread carefully and be especially wary of putting too much 
>>weight on any one of them.
>Words are like a scaffolding, allowing one to climb higher and
>See farther than before -- IF the scaffolding is sound.
>- Jef
I appreciate careful choice of words.  It reflects mindfulness of their 
effects.  Yes, the better one articulates the vision, the sooner one 
gets the next glimpse.  --aphoristically,  Thomas

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