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Humanist Archives: Jan. 4, 2022, 7:54 a.m. Humanist 35.438 - things & tanks

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        Date: 2022-01-03 12:57:30+00:00
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        Subject: things & tanks >>> Re: [Humanist] 35.435: thank | think | thing


Thank you for this. I am much intrigued by the paradox of expressing nothing
through expressing. And Lear and the blindness themes are perfect for stretching
the mind.

Your message trigged remembrance of an old and odd saying : Might makes Right.
Which has been interpreted as a call to arms but could with proper capitalization 
à l’allemande convert

                                 Right Making Makes Might

All the best,


(Hope this reaches you in your prefered font size)

François Lachance, Ph.d.

living in the beginning of the long 22nd century; sequencing the  "future

> On Jan 3, 2022, at 2:47 AM, Humanist <> wrote:
>              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 435.
>        Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
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>        Date: 2022-01-02 17:34:01+00:00
>        From: Dr. Herbert Wender <>
>        Subject: thank | think | thing; was: [Humanist] 35.434: nature of
machines, machines of nature
> François
> thank you very much for the link to Moure's essay and his motto taken from
> Kierkegaard. I like paradoxes, and by this example it seems that the english
> language, with shimmering in thin|g|k| and no|thing, is more comfortable than
> dansk or german for riddles. Seeking for assurance I searched as usual by
> Google; at top:
> King Lear: Nothing from nothing leaves nothing - The Bill ...
> › 2016/05 › king-...9 May 2016 — The
> / Shakespeare Project takes a look at nothing in the play ... of King Lear, a
> curious thing happens to the use of “nothing” to, ...
> Would it be aCartsian joke if I think: nothing cuz no think?
> I remember a similar joke under german undergraduates, a syllogism:
> Wissen ist Macht. Ich weiß nichts. Macht nichts.
> All the best for the New Year!
> Herbert

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