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Re: Medium & Message, Fact and "History"
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0589  Thursday, 28 February 2002

From:           R.A. Cantrell <
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Date:           Wednesday, 27 Feb 2002 10:32:32 -0600
Subject: 13.0574 Re: Medium & Message, Fact and "History"
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0574 Re: Medium & Message, Fact and "History"

> But could we even recognize a "(truer) world" without some sense of the
> true?  Can we have comparatives without at least some intuition of
> absolutes?

See Augustine, St. THE UTILITY OF BELIEF; Heidegger, M. Sein und Zeit.

> Since you quoted British pop culture,

Not of a purpose I didn't, Mr. Dillon.

> I'll say that I think you're right
> in claiming (with Sting) that "to look for heaven is to live here in
> hell".  On the other hand, it might not be possible to escape hell
> without at least some sense of a heaven.  Or to live in hell, for that
> matter, without missing "the eternal joys of heaven" as Mephistopheles
> does.

Unfamiliar with what Mr. Sting has had to say, about this or anything.

> Yours amongst the damned,

enjoy.

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