[Taxacom] teleology example
rjensen at saintmarys.edu
Sat Mar 9 21:18:24 CST 2013
Because, as you yourself have said, definitions don't matter.
Obviously, you have a definition of purpose in mind, or you wouldn't continue to be disturbed by what people write about purpose.
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From: "John Grehan" <calabar.john at gmail.com>
To: "Curtis Clark" <lists at curtisclark.org>
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] teleology example
Why does it take mind reading to read purpose as purpose?
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 6:00 AM, Curtis Clark <lists at curtisclark.org> wrote:
> On 2013-03-07 2:54 AM, John Grehan wrote:
> > I did not suggest there was any sloppy thinking. I just pointing out
> > what kind of thinking was explicit in this case.
> You were mind-reading, so there was no need to posit alternate
> explanations. The rest of us don't have that arcane power, and have to
> interpret through the dark glass of the English language.
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