Re: The One is not a number but a metaphor

2012-11-04 Thread Bruno Marchal
On 03 Nov 2012, at 12:13, Roger Clough wrote: Hi Bruno Marchal Sorry, I misconstrued the river/man analogy. Heraclitus said instead that a man cannot stand in the same river twice (or even from moment to moment). It's just a statement of contingency. I don't believe that. In my childhood,

Re: Re: The One is not a number but a metaphor

2012-11-03 Thread Roger Clough
Hi Bruno Marchal Sorry, I misconstrued the river/man analogy. Heraclitus said instead that a man cannot stand in the same river twice (or even from moment to moment). It's just a statement of contingency. Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 11/3/2012 Forever is a long time, especially near

Re: The One is not a number but a metaphor

2012-11-02 Thread Bruno Marchal
On 02 Nov 2012, at 11:50, Roger Clough wrote: Hi Bruno Marchal When I refer to the One, I think of it not as a number 1 but as a metaphor. Well, the ONE is not the number 1. OK. The Soul is the identity of a monad, including the supreme monad. The soul does not change, even though the