....<snip> >I can use a phonetic transliteration to recite an Arabic >prayer without even knowing what words are being spoken, >let alone the meaning of those words.
If your argument is that you have no knowledge of what you are doing, of the sounds you make in recitation, then you have capitulated. In performing the act described above, you know your purpose and how another receiver of those signs responds is irrelevant. wrb -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.