On Sunday, September 16, 2012 2:42:20 PM UTC-4, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
> According to Strawson, what exists as a thing is 
> for short SESMET. 
> Hence no contradiction. 
> Evgenii 

I think the word 'exists' can be confusing. I reserve the term 'insist' for 
phenomenological subjects. Through my mental participation, I can insist 
that Bugs Bunny's dog is a 'thing', but to say that this is a single thing 
that now exists in the universe is misleading. I try to reserve 'exist' for 
the contents of exterior public realism. 

Subjects then, are never a single anything, but rather neither single nor 
multiple experiential potentials. They are trans-rational and 
a-mereological diffractions which vary and resist varying to different 
extents in different contexts of perception and participation. Subjects are 
the opposite of things. They have no location or appearance, but they also 
do not lack a location or appearance. They are qualia.


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