Re: Postmodernism and Truth (was Re: virus: Simulacrum)

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Mon, 20 May 1996 21:55:54 -0700

David McFadzean wrote:
>At 11:52 PM 19/05/96 -0400, Bill Godby wrote:
>>Your sure being difficult. [...]
>I'm being difficult? That's funny, I was tempted to say the same thing
>about you, but instead chose to believe we are just having a misunderstanding.

It is well documented in the TeTa Theory of Manipulation (TTTM). Talking
about an opponent rather than his statements is a cardinal sin on TeTa. 1 :
0 for you David.

>I'm in no way suggesting a divine truth but I am suggesting the existence
>of a reality outside the mind.
>Ideas about truth and reality are in the mind. Truth and reality are external.
>E.g. the idea of "elephant" is in the mind, but that doesn't mean that there
>are no elephants independent of minds. Maybe someone else can explain it
>I can't think of a way to put it more simply than that.

I agree with you. Elephants exist outside of our minds. That's a very good
example. What do you mean by "divine truth" as opposed to "objective
truth". How does "Absolute Truth" relate to it?

Tad Niwinski from TeTa
"Elephants exist outside of our minds" - David McFadzean from Church of Virus