--- Scott R <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Andre,
> André wrote:
> > --- Scott R <email@example.com> wrote: > John,
> >>Why were we expelled from the paradise of
> >>DQ? Without doubt,
> >>the growth of the intellectual level, so far, is
> >>of descent, that as
> >>a result we have lost the connection to DQ enjoyed
> >>by our (very) distant
> >>ancestors. Yes, our intellectualizing is weary,
> >>stale, and flat (but
> >>profitable, in materialist terms).
> > IMO the essence of intellect is no different from
> > of, say, a screwdriver. A tool. A means. To talk
> > hours on end about a screwdriver is indeed stale.
> Try to think about a screwdriver, and only about a
> screwdriver, for ten
> minutes. It's good training.
> And, what tool do you use to counter the gumption
> loss when you strip
> the head off a screw? Yes, intellect serves a tool
> to find a solution,
> but first you have to deal with the anger and
> frustration. The ability
> to transcend the immediate situation is worthy of
> being described as
> more than "no different from a screwdriver".
> > Nothing near as interesting as a work of Bach.
> Try mathematics.
> - Scott
I have been doing Mathematics most of my life. Was
there a point in your post?
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