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Subject: RE: (urth) Silk Out of Time?
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 10:53:22 -0700
From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes" 

Nutria wrote:

> I'm not sure we're supposed to think time "passed" for Silk=20
> either. He had an instantaneous and transcendent "moment"
> that sorted itself out in his mind afterwards into its various
> components, some of which he could not remember. This may not
> be correct, but I don't see any reason what it is not.

"You may be right about this, and certainly I would not go
so far as to say that you were wrong, but still ...!" (Place
_that_ quote for double credit.)

What makes me think that Silk's experience has some kind of
internal sequentiality: he has the sense of someone (the
Outsider) speaking into both his ears. Now, I may simply=20
put too much emphasis on that detail, but it seems to me that
speech has a kind of inherent sequentiality to it.=20

Of course, this may simply mean that he _remembers_ it that=20




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