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As I understand it Quantum computing will still be digital but using real little digits. :>)

Rick Seddon
On Feb 27, 2013, at 11:44 AM, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Was Heisenberg uncertain on principle, or just frightened? ;->
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> 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.
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> Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> On 2/27/2013 3:29 AM, P wrote:
>> 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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>> incidently, 
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>> an explication by Marion Montgomery
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>> The Word in the desert
>> Is most attacked by voices of temptation,
>> The drying shadow in the funeral dance,
>> The loud lament of the disconsolate chimera.
>>                      (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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