The value oif conversation? Plato is just a bunch of Greek guys talking.
From: jacquesdebierue <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:05:02 PM
Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: "Pulp" broadcasts on BBC7
--- In rara-avis-l@ yahoogroups. com, "gsp.schoo@. .." <gsp.schoo@. ..> wrote:
> Yes, it is a Wikipedia World. The validity of a central, unifying
truth is increasingly challenged as popular education expands and more people have access to the input end of the media. Meanwhile, small groups such as RA establish themselves as keepers of the faith in whatever spheres of knowledge appeal to them, girding themselves for battle with alternative beliefs.
Rara-Avis is not the keeper of knowledge, faith, or anything else;
it's just an ongoing conversation. Now, I would not underrate the
value of an ongoing conversation.
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : 16 Dec 2008 EST