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June 20, 2011


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Kojizen - I think Dr. Johnson had grown tired of those arguments when he demonstrated tacit understanding by kicking the stone.

Kojizen, I think that by the time Dr. Johnson resorted to kicking a rock he had grown weary of those (endless) arguments

Bob, the good bishop might argue that the foot of Dr. Johnson and the stone can be reduced to ideas, i.e., elementary units of perception.

Responding to Bishop Berkeley's philosophy of mystical idealism , Dr. Samuel Johnson kicked a heavy stone and exclaimed, "I refute it thus!" (I learned that in college.)

I seem to have disturbed a nest...

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