Re: virus: Descartes, again.

feather forestwalker (
Wed, 15 May 1996 18:10:54 -0700 (PDT)

At 03:41 PM 5/15/96 -0400, you wrote:
>Is it just me, or does it seem that the string of discussion started by
>feather [who I hope will not construe this as a personal attack ;) ] is just
>another version of the mind-body dualism?>>>>> No, my friend, not dualism
at all....merely a way of introducing the blend and balance of
all....spirit, mind, body AND emotions.....all of these are human and
necessary for clarity in Life....

Only here it is the
>intellect-emotion dualism. >>>>No, wrong again....see above....

>I would agree that there are tendencies to become lost in abstraction, but I
>think this is a failure of intellectual discipline to discipline itself
>rather than an inherent defect in intellectualism itself. >>>> You said it.....
If there is a
>conflict between intellect and emotion (i.e., LIFE), possibly that is because
>the former points out faults in the unbridled running of the latter.>>> No
doubt about it...discipline is the KEY in awareness, the first step to the process which seeks to change, whether we join the flow or
not...we could be left behind...methinks we choose growth and going with the
flow of the I sound like a raving psych-student yet???


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the day." PABLO NERUDA, (1904-1973) CHILEAN POET

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be anyone..." Anything Is Possible, DESIRE WALKS ON, HEART, 1993...