Re: A new extropian greeting from the distinguished J.R.

John Thomas (
Tue, 23 Nov 1999 19:38:49 -0800

>E. Shaun Russell wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >and it's another W.B. but not Blake
>> That's the one. I spent a few days combing through my William
>>Blake books
>> and came to the conclusion that the verse was not correctly attributed.
>Wow! Cool thanks! So did the ER writers intentionally misattribute that
>quote to emphasize the quirky selective nature of mental degeneration
>with Alzhiemers? Or did they just not know? spike

As likely the only member of this list familiar with the poetry of both William Blake and Wendell Berry I'll have to admit I didn't recognize the quote myself. However, my mental degeneration is noticeably quirky.