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In a message dated Thu, 20 Sep 2001 12:57:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Jonathan Crowther <[log in to unmask]> writes:

> That Wittgenstein was at school with Hitler *and* attacked Karl Popper
> (the author of the Open Society and its Enemies) with a poker ("only
> symbolically" of course) is fascinating.  
> 
> That Wittgenstein agreed with Avicenna that "the universality of the
> intellectually grasped form (leads to the conclusion that) there is
> one intellect in all men" is alarming in its consequences i.e that we
> are all accidents of this one intellect and universal will, mere waves
> on a great sea, the cold dark father on whose "therrble prongs" we are
> now impaled .  


Dude, that's whack.

Tom K