[lit-ideas] Re: Truth, Justice, and the American Way

  • From: Julie Campbell <juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:25:35 -0600

I like the supposition of a presumption that you presume to assume.  Ain't
nobody got the corner on the Truth Market.  You make me want to read
Derrida all over again.

Julie Campbell
Julie's Music & Language Studio
1215 W. Worley
Columbia, MO  65203

On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 2:21 PM, Mike Geary <jejunejesuit.geary2@xxxxxxxxx>

> Am I wrong to presume that all knowledge is at best presumption?  So all
> of this is just "let's assume that..."?  It doesn't matter, of course, but
> I'd kind of like to know because, well, you know, my emotional life, it
> sort of matters to me and I don't want to get all bent out of shape over a
> mispresumption. I realize that my presumptions nothing more than the
> product of my world -- the old "Always already immersed in a  world" thing,
> you know?  I am my culture and I don't know if it's possible for me to ever
> be not my culture, even when I reject parts of my culture, that too comes
> out of my culture.    But 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, stemming from my unique culture. That, in fact, I could be completely
> wrong about my understanding of everything. EVEN what I'm writing right
> now.  But you've got to admit that that's highly unlikely -- I mean, come
> on, a man of my intelligence  -- wrong??  Get real.  So I presume I right
> in all this.

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