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I can find no epithets to apply to you, which please me no end.
P.
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Diana Manister 
  To: [log in to unmask] 
  Sent: Friday, September 01, 2006 2:31 PM
  Subject: Re: Conversations in Bloomsbury (Eliot and India)


  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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