• unenlightened
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    What isn't being said? And why can't it be said? That's the heft and substance of what's being talked about.csalisbury

    It's the heft and substance of a woozle. What isn't being said is enormous, too big to heft, too substantial to be articulated. You have shaved an infinitesimal amount from it, but don't expect me to express what you cannot manage. D'you know what I mean?

    But my previous response already declared my own inarticulateness on this subject, with chapter and verse from the failed analytical project: The meaning of meaning is endless.

    Personally, I'm more in favour of forgetting meaning as something that looks after itself; I have a friend who punctuates every other sentence with 'D'you know what I mean?' It doesn't clarify what he says, and I never bother to answer.unenlightened
  • Vaskane
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    Mr Phil,

    I enjoyed the quote you posted, and to answer your question, yes meaning transcends words. But, I feel the quote shares a vein with "A Cup of Tea." Zen Flesh Zen Bones. He is looking for the one without preformed decisions.
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