: : Qx: Ah sophistry!!! Is what the old man said. With Reason on such a high pedestal even John Ralston Saul had to wonder why. If Reason could jump to conclusions it would only have to skip.
g: Have you read this book? (I havent). Could you summarise his criticism of reason/rationalism.
Qx: It's best to go to the original source and read it for yourself. There's nothing like using one's eye and mind. That way you can summarizeoit for yourself.
g: From the perspective of the words meanings being rational is saying "2+2=4" which is factually and observably the case - so is this book a childs' rebellion against reality or is it a more subtle criticism of what infact is irrationality and unreason?
Qx: You got that right. I wonder of DonS could ever understand since he thinks Grenada was a masterpiece.