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Peter, now you are being coy. That is better than glib. I believe I am improving you with my scolding, which is my intent!

Diana

Ah yes, but existence of what?

P.
Peter, your verb implies existence. Diana
Peter wrote: It is rather simple that the ultimate particle suffers from non-existence.

I accuse you of unnecessary, if entertaining, complexity.
P.
> Peter I accuse you of glibness. Heidegger and Sartre wrote volumes on
> non-existence. Holderlin took it as his main theme. Hamlet struggled with
it
> for an entire play. Eliot in the Four Quartets contemplated non-existent
> children that in some way tormented him. And on and on. If everyone agreed
> with your assertion, literature for one would be less extant (that is,
lost
> somewhere in non-existence.) Best, Diana
>
>
> From: Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: "T. S. Eliot Discussion forum." <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Conversations in Bloomsbury (Eliot and India)
> Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 14:51:23 -0700
>
> Non-existence is simple.
> P.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Diana Manister" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 8:31 AM
> Subject: Re: Conversations in Bloomsbury (Eliot and India)
>
>
>  > Peter, there is a bit of difference between simple and non-existent,
no?
>  > Diana
>  >
>  > The ultimte particle, of its nature, is simple.
>  > P.
>  > ----- Original Message -----
>  > From: "Diana Manister" <[log in to unmask]>
>  > To: <[log in to unmask]>
>  > Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2006 12:18 PM
>  > Subject: Re: Conversations in Bloomsbury (Eliot and India)
>  >
>  >
>  >  > Peter, CR sent me an article by Deepak Chopra in which he says "the
>  >  > essential nature of the material world is that it is not material."
I
>  > sense
>  >  > that there is a connection with that and the statement that there is
> no
>  >  > ultimate particle. If your understanding lends itself to
verbalization
>  > and
>  >  > you feel inclined to expand your intriguing two-word hint, I'm all
> ears!
>  > Or
>  >  > was that the verbal equivalent of the guru's smile? Diana
>  >  >
>  >  > From: Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>
>  >  >
>  >  > "There is no ultimate particle," he said with a  smile that
>  >  > hinted at an understanding I'm still trying to get my mind around
and
>  >  > probably never will!
>  >  > ===============
>  >  > It's simple.
>  >  > P.
>  >  >
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