[ilds] postmodern positions

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Sat Jul 7 14:41:37 PDT 2007

Spoken like a true philosopher!


On Saturday, July 7, 2007, at 09:56  pm, william godshalk wrote:

> So what is the postmodernist take on sexual intercourse?  Uncertain, 
> never happened, open to discourse, or what?
> Michael, 'I'm not a postmodernist. So anything I say about sexual 
> intercourse is colored by my eight marriages. You will point out that 
> just a few weeks ago, I said that I had been married only seven times. 
> But last weekend my third wife insisted that we had been married 
> twice. You can do the math.
> About the above, I think a postmodernist would begin his discourse 
> with "or what." That clearly puts the ball into the opponent's court. 
> Should the opponent respond in force, the postmodernist would open up 
> a larger discourse. If the discourse proved inadequate to the 
> response, the next fall back position would be uncertainty -- as 
> Heisenberg has shown us. And, finally, if all else fails, the 
> postmodernist can claim that it never happened. Should your female 
> lover give birth to your child, you may have to fall back from this 
> position.
> Bill
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