[extropy-chat] book review: The Human Touch by Michael Frayn

pjmanney pj at pj-manney.com
Fri Mar 2 05:42:54 UTC 2007

Damien wrote:
>No no NO. *Frayn's* violent dismissal. I'm summarizing his attitude 
>in that parenthesis, as in the one about religion, as I was 
>summarizing/impersonating/pillorying the attiude of olde fogeys in my 
>opening par. Look more carefully:
>< it really is a bit hard to take seriously a
>philosopher at home who wishes to unsettle us on the
>topics of grammar (Chomsky is not only wrong but
>laughably so)... whether reality is any more definite
>than fiction, and what is fiction anyway,
>dreaming, deity and faith (believers are not only
>not believers but laughably so), >

So sorry to put words in your mouth! (Although re-reading it, it's still confusing.)  [Does that mean you disagree with his disagreement with the often disagreement-provoking Chomsky...?  ;-) ]


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