"A whole" Maybe a black whole? ;->
Facts are artificially isolated sensory (ie visual) data. They are not
experience, although they do tend to be measurable, and measurement is the
god of science..
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From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: Absolutist Poetry ...
> This is why, in the matter of interpretation, "facts" are such dangerous
> critters as objects of knowledge. They'll always eat a whole in the
> fact-collector's bucket.
> Ken A
> Chokh Raj wrote:
>> /Philosophy and Poetry: vis-a-vis the absolute and the not-so-absolute /
>> // "We are certain of everything - relatively, and of nothing -
>> 'Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet
>> is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never
>> escapes itself.'
>> -- TS Eliot, ' Knowledge and Experience in the Philosophy of FH Bradley'
>> *The Poetic Strategy*
>> By Hilary Lawson
>> Centre for Literature and Philosophy
>> University of Sussex, 2008
>> http://www.sussex.ac.uk/clp/resources/poeticstrategy#_edn17 Darkling I
>> listen ;-) CR