RE: virus: Belief and Knowledge (was: The truth about faith)

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 09:53:21 -0700 (PDT)

I point Wade, and anyone interested in metaphorical vs. literal language,
to George Lakoff's books, in particular _Women, Fire, and Dangerous
Things_ and the much shorter book _Metaphors We Live By_ (co-authored with
Mark Johnson).

who finds that in general more things are continua than truly discrete,
convenient though it is to think and speak of them as discrete most of the