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Not feeling so good today Carrol?
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2008 3:17 PM
Subject: Re: Eliotists


> Laura Close wrote:
> >
> > What do you think of "Thus the love of country begins as an attachment
> > to our own field of action"
>
> Precisely what does this mean? Does it just assume that "attachment to
> country" is a good thing; or is it in a context in which such attachment
> is a bad thing? It seems quite empty of content to  me.
>
> and "detachement from self and from things
> > and from persons" ?
>
>
> Translated into terms of human action, this seems to be a perfect excuse
> to ignore massacres & other horors -- after all they are merely things
> and/or persons. And "detachment from self" is merely candy wrapping on
> the arrogance towards the rest of humanity.
>
> Carrol
>
>
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