Re: Thoughts and Perceptions

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    On Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 09:42 , Bill Spight wrote:

    > Of course you can. It's just false. :-)

    Yup, which is why I said concepts about gravity are memes if and only if
    they are false.

    > The fact, ahem, is, "Some concepts are backed up by the entire
    > universe."

    Yes, if they are true concepts, duh.... But, why (oh why?) substitute
    'concept' for 'fact' in the first place? Once a concept is shown to be
    factual, it is a fact, ain't it? Time to make it one.

    This useless and insipid term substitution, when one and the correct one
    will do, is a great source of annoyance to me.

    If the proper word exists, use it.

    - Wade

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