[FoRK] materialism

Jef Allbright <jef at jefallbright.net> on Sat Dec 29 15:01:36 PST 2007

On 12/29/07, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>
> On Dec 29, 2007, at 12:05 PM, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:
>
> > I appreciate the attempt to frame things in a positive light.
> > Could you perhaps elaborate a bit more?  For example, do you also
> > consider belief in things like "love" and "beauty" aspects of
> > mysticism? Or do you have a way to define so-called "transcendent"
> > values in material terms?
> >
> > -- Ernie P.
>
> Sidebar:  can these things be quantified, or do they have to be
> unquantifiable / ineffable in order to "matter?"

Seems to me we can quantify degree of **agreement** on "the
ineffable", and that's plenty good enough.

- Jef

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