2009/9/1 Flammarion <peterdjo...@yahoo.com>:

> I think you should be more concerned about the long passages
> I am not commenting on. That is becuase I find them completely
> incomprehensible.

In that case you may wish to reconsider whether there is any point in
your commenting at all.  I don't see how it helps anyone's
understanding - mine, yours or any other reader's - if you seize on
fragments isolated from a background of incomprehension.

David

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> On 1 Sep, 00:46, David Nyman <david.ny...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/8/31 Flammarion <peterdjo...@yahoo.com>:
>>
>> >> It's more an attempt to characterise our
>> >> metaphysical *situation*: i.e. the intuition that it is enduring,
>> >> immediate, self-referential and self-relative.   Actually, reflecting
>> >> on exchanges with Bruno, I wonder if one might well say that this
>> >> position is globally solipsistic.
>>
>> > That reads like a contradiction in terms to me
>>
>> Etc, etc....
>>
>> Peter, I must say that I sometimes find your style of commenting
>> unhelpful.  Any attempt to set out one's ideas - however inadequate
>> the result may be - must rely on some sequencing of thought in which
>> an earlier statement may depend on a later.  Consequently when you
>> interpolate the flow of the narrative with constant expostulations of
>> this sort I have to wonder how much time you permit to elapse before
>> concluding that what I say must be incoherent, deluded, or simply
>> wrong.
>
> Does that mean you gave an explanation of "global solipsism"
> somewhere?
>
>
>>Any of the foregoing might indeed be true, but since I don't
>> force you to make comments on what I write, we might both gain more
>> from the exercise if you made it more readily apparent that you reach
>> your conclusions a little less precipitately.
>
>
> I think you should be more concerned about the long passages
> I am not commenting on. That is becuase I find them completely
> incomprehensible.
> >
>

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