Re: Thoughts and Perceptions

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    > From: "Grant Callaghan" <>
    > Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 08:08:12 -0700

    > What actually happened was fact at every stage of the experiment. The
    > concept just guided the experiment. What was reported about the experiment
    > was also fact to the extent that it accurately reflected what happened. The
    > reported facts were memetic but the experiment itself was not. The word
    > fact is being used here to talk about two different things: both the
    > experiment and the report about the experiment. Both usagees are common and
    > one does not preclude the other. What the word "fact" means is the same as
    > with any other word: it depends on what it is being used to mean.
    > Grant ;)

    Ugh... can not... resist.... must resist.... ugh...

    "For they act on the fact that they had hack way back when they lack
    the fact they now have in their sack. ..."

    Ugh... sorry. it just fell out... I'll pick it up on the way out...


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