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To: Flycatcher
But the only thing standing in the way of pure understanding is language.

I don't see it quite that way. Standing in the way - yes, there are schools of thought that feel that the intellect is a hinderance or worse to knowing the ultimate truth (or truths - depending on your belief) - I don't think so myself.

Pure understanding - what is it? I think really that is knowing or experiencing... which comes back to that being an non-intellectual, therefore non-language - experience.

47 posted on 12/15/2012 11:14:34 PM PST by expat1000
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To: expat1000
I think we agree at some level. See my Post #4 and Post #45.

Sorry, but my smartphone is now almost dead.

All the best!

51 posted on 12/15/2012 11:27:35 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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