[lit-ideas] Re: Presumptions

  • From: palma <palmaadriano@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:59:03 +0200

well, must not be many with a (sorta) job in philosophy who fathered the
children of the prime minister, poor jackie was an exceptional character

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:57 AM, Donal McEvoy <donalmcevoyuk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> >It is the usual way to bully a real question “but how do you know that x?
> can you prove that x?” and so forth. Standardized moves of derrida’s whores>
>
> Charmed to learn that when Derrida went to his whores they typically
> engaged in philosophe banter and other acts of intellectual stimulation.
> How very French. No wonder they all have whores.
>
> Dnl
>
>
>   On Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 7:04, Adriano Palma <Palma@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
>
>  It is the standard bullshit of high school bullies, it is often fenced
> off by “in my opinion” as in “in my opinion, it helps not to be an idiot,
> but of course others have others opinionions, blah, blah, blah, blah
> It is the usual way to bully a real question “but how do you know that x?
> can you prove that x?” and so forth. Standardized moves of derrida’s whores
>
>
> *From:* lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Omar Kusturica
> *Sent:* 11 February 2015 00:07
> *To:* lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [lit-ideas] Re: Presumptions
>
>  Obviously it would be presumptous to say anything about this.
>
>  O.K.
>
>  On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 10:15 PM, Redacted sender Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx for
> DMARC <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In a message dated 2/10/2015 3:21:43 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> jejunejesuit.geary2@xxxxxxxxx uses the Oxford comma, and writes in
> "Truth,  Justice,
> and the American Way":
> I would sure hate to get all worked up only  to realize that what I was all
> worked up over was just mis-presumption on my  part
>
> Presumably, you are right. I mean, you would sure hate that.
>
> On the other hand, if there was something the Romans had but the Greeks
> didn't is 'præsumptiones', but as Palma would have, it, 'nothing to be
> presumptuous about, you know'.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Speranza
>
> presumption:
>
> mid-13c., "seizure and occupation without right," also "taking upon
> oneself more than is warranted," from Old French presumcion (12c., Modern
> French
> présomption) and directly from Late Latin praesumptionem (nominative
> praesumptio) "confidence, audacity," in classical Latin, "a taking for
> granted,
> anticipation," noun of action from past participle stem ofpraesumere "to
> take
>  beforehand," from prae "before" (see pre-) + sumere "to take" (see exempt
> (adj.)). In English, the meaning "the taking of something for granted" is
> attested from c.1300. Presumptuous preserves the older sense.
>
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