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Was Heisenberg uncertain on principle, or just frightened? ;->

When will we have a 4 state computer which would be orders of magnitude faster than these current model T Fords? Surely life is more than an on/off switch.
P.M.

Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

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>On 2/27/2013 3:29 AM, P wrote:
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>At this time of year one might also look at Ash Wednesday. This quote certainly rehearse ancient rhymes for me. Montgomery (no relation that I know of) has been reading Gilson and Maritain to good result. Another way of putting these points is "God is he whose essence is his existence."
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>Well done, CR. These are crucial points.
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>    Agreed; other claims in the book seem to me doubtful at best, though I can see how they might still get some traction.
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>   Ken A
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>P. M.
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>Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>an explication by Marion Montgomery
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>The Word in the desert
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>Is most attacked by voices of temptation,
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>The drying shadow in the funeral dance,
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>The loud lament of the disconsolate chimera.
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>                     (Burnt Norton) 
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>Etienne Gilson (in The Spirit of Thomism, 1966) remarks: "That one does not see any light, may be a fact; to infer from it that there is no light, is a non sequitur." The comment is in a chapter, "A Metaphysics of the Name of God," which seems to me highly pertinent to the history of Eliot's pursuit of the Word,
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