At 11:25 AM 4/11/2006, you wrote:
>often said that he found God whenever he wrote a new
Walter Ong told the story about his friend the director of the Cleveland
Museum of Art who wanted to hold it over Ong, noted for language studies,
that we don't say that a word is worth a thousand pictures, but a picture
is worth a thousand words. Ong replied, however, that we SAY that; we do
not draw a picture of it. Ramanujan, too, chooses language to communicate
his thought. A telling remark?