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From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: Eliot's Indic Studies


> At 11:38 AM 12/13/2006, cr mittal wrote:
> >Quite an apt observation, Diana.  But the context of my observation
> >was "to be in time and yet transcend it ". To quote Eliot,  "to be
conscious
> >is not to be in time" or "you're the music while the music lasts".
> >Of course, one cannot cease to exist and yet be conscious :)
>
>     The reason for that being?
>
>      One of the many things I liked about my old professor's study of
Burnt
> Norton and the other Q's was its explication of the purposely rendered
> false note of the first lines of BN. Strictly speaking, as a moment's
> reflection may reveal, there is no time present. The phrase is a
> contradiction (not a paradox). This exceeds any parameters of Einsteinian
> discussion which, in its figurations, is still time in a bottle, so to
speak.
>
> Ken A.
>
>
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