Re: CHAT: What statement? abyss staring

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Apr 08 2001 - 20:42:45 MDT

> Spike Jones wrote
> > Followed to its logical extreme, one concludes if the universe
> > is closed, we have been here before, having this exact
> > discussion. ... Thinking about it causes one to zone out.
> Lee Corbin wrote: infinite repetitions, or one repetition, are the
> same thing as no repetitions, at least when speaking of the *entire
> universe*. More specifically, all of our usual feelings and
> thoughts concerning repetition per se don't apply here, and so
> it's very much the same thing as it happening only once.

Thats another idea which zones me out. At about that time, I
was reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
That passage where Pirsig is pondering Quality and totally
wigs, well, I felt like I knew wherewithal he spoke.


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