[percy-l] The West Wing's comment on Biblical contradictions

Parlin, Steven PARLINS at culver.org
Tue Aug 19 22:06:47 EDT 2003

Excellent!!  I'm keeping that one tucked away in my back pocket for later

-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Cole [mailto:tcole at adobe.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 2:07 AM
To: Percy-L: Literary and Philosophical Discussion
Subject: Re: [percy-l] The West Wing's comment on Biblical

Roger Scruton (I think in his Modern Philosophy) puts it...well, succinctly
and memorably when he says something to the effect that if you turn
Po-Mo/Deconstructionism on itself, it "...disappears up its own backside
leaving nothing but a puff of smoke and a whif of sulfur."

> I tend to see WP as having gotten beyond all this Po-Mo BS, ironically
> pointing out that they more purveyors of such ideologies maintain that
> is relative, that there is no truth, etc., the more rabidly such folks
> their ideologies as the only truth and their non-meaning as the only
> thereby shooting themselves in the philosophical foot.


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