Re: SOC/CULTURE: Evolution or Revolution? (Was:"The meaning of philosophy and the lawn chair)

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Mon Jul 02 2001 - 21:41:57 MDT

At 09:43 PM 7/2/01 -0400, Mark Walker wrote:

>To avoid the military metaphors let us say that some view points
>will have to be retrenched, down-sized, or laid-off.

Sacked, eh? And as they say at Wolfram & Hart (in *Angel*) they use real
sacks around here.

>While there may be some
>give and take around the edges, I really don't see the possibility of
>reaching some real mid-ground here.

How about... *Aufhebung*, Mark? :)

Sublation? Transcension? Absorb-digest-metabolize?

Funny that we don't have common English terms for this process.

Damien Broderick

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