19.380 contemplation

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 06:25:36 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 380.
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         Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 05:56:44 +0000
         From: Patricia J. Moran <noci_at_excite.com>
         Subject: contemplation

I have been struggling to finish a dissertation for several
years, but my most recent progress has been halted by my having breast
cancer and abdominal surgeries, and by losing my husband to colon cancer.
Dr. Norman Hinton's comments regarding contemplation
have both piqued my interest and stiffened my resolve to try
again to produce a finished product. Though I have
been wildly lucky in the make-up of my dissertation committee,
few others I deal with seem aware of the diminished cognitive
capacity that goes with cancer survival. I give fair warning--if this
'aware of (whatever)' ploy works, I am going to pass it on
to the members of my Hospice Support Group.

Patricia J. Moran,
Ph.D. Candidate
FSU, College of
Education, Adult Ed.
noci_at_excite.com or

Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005
From: <hinton_at_springnet1.com>
Re: 19.374 contemplation and computing
". . . world which lessens and goes away.
Writing is similar, but not so total a disappearance -- I am usually
checking notes, gazing at the ceiling while trying to think of a
word, goofing off, etc. . . .I have been told by gurus,
when [I am] distracted by something, to think/say
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