What is permaculture?
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lflondon at mindspring.com
Sun Dec 23 12:59:02 EST 2001
On Sat, 22 Dec 2001 09:12:04 -0800, jeff owens <jko at bctonline.com>
>Is it possible we have trouble describing Pc because of our
>assumptions and cultural conditioning? Chomsky once remarked
>that we have language to describe things our culture understands.
>But ideas that do not fit very well are difficult to describe and
>often require adjustments to language and thinking.
.... require reflection, meditation and solutions borne out of
creative insight on our part, all methods that are mostly indefinable
>These thoughts lead me to the conclusion that how we ask
>a questions is often more important than their answers.
Goebbels seemed to like that approach
> Control the questions and you control thinking.
Goebbels again, and Stalin too, probably Mao, Saddam Hussain
and Pol Pot as well
> Anyway, that is the
>reasoning behind my original comment. A simplier way to
>say it might be: One reason we have trouble describing
>Pc is due to the assumptions in thinking and questions.
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