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Date Posted: 22:05
Author: Eponymous - 24 July 2002
Subject: The visible vs. "the real"
In reply to: ketch - 24 July 2002 's message, "The value of a currency note" on 22:03

According to Krishnananda, "[t]he visible is not the real; the invisible is the real."

Thus, for example, "[y]ou yourself are not the person sitting in front of me and talking to me."

Response: If what Krishnananda says is true, the adherent will then have no objection upon, say, receiving a swift kick in the pants.

Proof:

1. One cannot object to what is not real.

2. The foot and the pants are "the visible" and thus not "the real."

3. Therefore, one cannot object to a foot lodged in one's groin.

Qualification: Now maybe if one were to use one's invisible foot to kick another's invisible groin...

Note: A sharp response might be that the above argument is the visible and therefore not the real. However, to thwart this objection, I have reproduced the argument in invisible ink, below:

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  • Re: The value of a currency note -- Eponymous - 24 July 2002, 22:07
  • Re: The value of a currency note -- Anon-25Jul02, 22:08
  • Re: The value of a currency note -- Anonymous-25Jul02, 22:16

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