LBO = flame city? (was RE: Survivor!)
carlremick at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 26 06:59:38 PDT 2000
>From: Rob Schaap <rws at comedu.canberra.edu.au>
>So I do reckon we've a propensity for sounding off from high moral ground,
>antagonising, intimidating or boring people beyond our cult-like
>convocation, and preferring to focus on the adversarial swopping of
>respectively known and fixed Truths rather than engaging in the process of
>knowledge; which, as I thought most of us would agree, is definitively a
>process of social production, ever a movable feast, and best done in a
>democratically tolerant spirit ....
I agree with you, Rob, and would like to draw attention to one particular
point made in that lengthy Emerson quotation I posted here the other day:
"The learned and the studious of thought have no
monopoly of wisdom. Their violence of direction in some degree
disqualifies them to think truly."
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