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I think that is where paradox comes in, not to mention a good, heavy dose of negative capability. The discipline of the contemplative is NOT to resolve the contradictions but to accept them. Light is simplicity.
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Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>poetic intuitions ???
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>"Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: 
> So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing." 
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>http://tuvala.blogspot.com/2012/05/t-s-eliots-dark-night-east-coker-iii.html 
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>CR
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> From: Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 6:14 PM
>Subject: Re: TS Eliot: "Light / Light"
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>The Big Bang
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>Incidentally, a write-up in The New York Times, back in 2002, about Poe's prophetic genius:
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>THINK TANK; What Did Poe Know About Cosmology? Nothing. But He Was Right.
>by Emily Eakin
>The New York Times
>November 02, 2002 
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>http://www.nytimes.com/2002/11/02/books/think-tank-what-did-poe-know-about-cosmology-nothing-but-he-was-right.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm 
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>CR
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> From: Rickard Parker <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 5:39 PM
>Subject: Re: TS Eliot: "Light / Light"
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>Peter Montgomery wrote:
>> 
>> After forty-odd years of teaching, I find myself tending
>> to agree with Eliot. Still, I can't help wondering what
>> his response to the deduction of the big bang would have been.
>
>Well, Eliot had 30+ years in which to comment. And, to make things more
>interesting, a Catholic priest seems to be involved. 
>
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Lema%C3%AEtre :
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>Georges Henri Joseph Édouard Lemaître (17 July 1894 – 20 June 1966) was a
>Belgian priest, astronomer and professor of physics at the Catholic
>University of Louvain. He was the first person to propose the theory of the
>expansion of the Universe, widely misattributed to Edwin Hubble[1][2]. He
>was also the first to derive what is now known as the Hubble's law and made
>the first
> estimation of what is now called the Hubble constant which he
>published in 1927, two years before Hubble's article.[3][4][5][6] Lemaître
>also proposed what became known as the Big Bang theory of the origin of the
>Universe, which he called his 'hypothesis of the primeval atom'.[7][8] As he
>was a secular priest, he was called Abbé, then, after being made a canon,
>Monseigneur.
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>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Big_Bang_theory :
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>In 1927, the Belgian Catholic priest Georges Lemaître proposed an expanding
>model for the universe to explain the observed red shifts of spiral nebulae,
>and forecast the Hubble law. He based his theory on the work of Einstein and
>De Sitter, and independently derived Friedmann's equations for an expanding
>universe. ...
>...
>In 1931, Lemaître proposed in
> his "hypothèse de l'atome primitif"
>(hypothesis of the primeval atom) that the universe began with the
>"explosion" of the "primeval atom" — what was later called the Big Bang.