[ExI] Pure Philosophy Dispute: Are Categories Objective?
pgptag at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 07:20:32 UTC 2007
A quick word to state that I tend not to take too seriously any
sentence containing the word "objective". It is unnecessary, and
usually leads to intolerance and worse.
On 6/23/07, Amara Graps <amara at amara.com> wrote:
> Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net :
> >Arguing with you, Lee, has always perplexed me in a way that I've
> >experienced only with you and my ex-wife. I dealt with her because of
> >our shared interest in the kids, I find myself dealing with you
> >because of a shared interest in the community and topics of the
> >extropy list. In both cases, perplexing in the way you break the
> >rules of logical discourse while pleading ignorance or injury.
> Lee Corbin was in my .alwaysblock file from September 2002 until
> sometime in 2006 because of his maddening way of never taking my words
> at face value. I found him writing many interpretations of words that I
> never said, and I was often pidgeon-holed into nonsense categories and
> eventually I found it too exhausting to give any more of my time and
> typing hands to explain or defend myself. Any response I have to Lee
> here now is made very carefully.
> Amara Graps, PhD www.amara.com
> Associate Research Scientist, Planetary Science Institute (PSI), Tucson
> INAF Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario (IFSI), Roma, Italia
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