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I would think you at least, Gunnar, would cut this offensively demeaning
subject line.  Apparently my reversing it has made no impression.

Simone de Beauvoir was hardly definable as "Sarte's woman."

Nancy



Date sent:              Sun, 1 Dec 2002 12:45:46 +0100
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From:                   Gunnar Jauch <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:                Re: Satre's Woman
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am 30.11.2002 22:14 Uhr schrieb Carrol Cox unter [log in to unmask]:

> But there is a real difficulty here, which Milton (I believe) first
> dramatized in the Temptation of Athens in PR -- there's just too damned
> much good and essential stuff out there for anyone to read;


Dear Carrol,

here's Arthur Schopenhauer's comment on that sad fact:

"Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read
them: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the
appropriation of their contents."


Translated by


Gunnar