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--On Sunday, August 12, 2001 7:30 AM +0000 [log in to unmask] wrote:

> 8/12/01
>
> In my last post from the tapes, Perl had just made the point that Eliot
> thought that "the philosopher believes in a reality so stable and so
> objective that asking questions about it would cause no alterations in
> it.  And Eliot thinks that that is infantile." Here is the next section.
>
> -- Steve --
>
> =====================================================
>
> [Perl]:
>
>    Now the philosopher's childlike innocence is maintained

     Just a quick comment to note that "childlike innocence" and being 
"infantile" are not synonymous. It's odd that Perl appears to use them so.

 Ken Armstrong