Re: Dreaming On

From: Flammarion <>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 01:37:15 -0700 (PDT)

On 1 Sep, 00:46, David Nyman <> wrote:
> 2009/8/31 Flammarion <>:
> >> It's more an attempt to characterise our
> >> metaphysical *situation*: i.e. the intuition that it is enduring,
> >> immediate, self-referential and self-relative.   Actually, reflecting
> >> on exchanges with Bruno, I wonder if one might well say that this
> >> position is globally solipsistic.
> > That reads like a contradiction in terms to me
> Etc, etc....
> Peter, I must say that I sometimes find your style of commenting
> unhelpful.  Any attempt to set out one's ideas - however inadequate
> the result may be - must rely on some sequencing of thought in which
> an earlier statement may depend on a later.  Consequently when you
> interpolate the flow of the narrative with constant expostulations of
> this sort I have to wonder how much time you permit to elapse before
> concluding that what I say must be incoherent, deluded, or simply
> wrong.  

Does that mean you gave an explanation of "global solipsism"

>Any of the foregoing might indeed be true, but since I don't
> force you to make comments on what I write, we might both gain more
> from the exercise if you made it more readily apparent that you reach
> your conclusions a little less precipitately.

I think you should be more concerned about the long passages
I am not commenting on. That is becuase I find them completely
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