Re: Chinese dimensionality
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 7, 2005, 21:57|
Quoting tomhchappell <tomhchappell@...>:
> Hello, Andreas, and other contributors to this thread; thanks for
This rather surprises me, since the only previous activity in this thread is my
original post and Jörg's brief reply.
> I don't think the view that time is at least two-dimensional, really
> has to do with either Sinitic grammar, or with recreational or
> psychedelic drug-use.
> In my opinion, any person who has a spouse or a child of sufficient
> age, will come to the view that time must have more than one
> dimension; this is the only reasonable explanation for the fact that
> two people can meet, repeatedly, in a single location, and have had
> alternate histories during the meantime.
> Is your Whorfian friend, or are his or her Chinese friends, family
> people, by any chance? That may be the real explanation.
No idea, tho it does seem likely that he's got neither family nor friends.