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Re: <eyebeam><blast> images as ecriture

Louis Schwartz a.k.a Silent Dj Slow that Stickler for Old School

Paul D. Miller a.k.a. Dj Spooky that Subliminal Kid wrote:

>"paradox" comes from "para-doxa" circular
>reasoning. What breaks the cycle?

This is in no way an attempt to correct such a brilliant, fulgurating
post but it might be of interest to some that the Oxford English
Dictionary gives the etymology of paradox thus:

ad. (perh. through F. paradoxe, 14th c. in Hatz.-Darm.) L. paradoxum,
n., properly neuter of paradox-us, Gr.
adj. contrary to received opinion or expectation, f.
<gk><pi><alpha><rho></gk>0 past, beyond, contrary to +
<gk><delta><xi><alpha></gk> opinion; in Gr. and L. also used subst.,
in pl. <gk><pi><alpha><rho></gk>0<gk><delta><omicron><xi><alpha></gk>
Stoical paradoxes: cf. Cicero Paradoxa, pro<oe> m. 4. In Fr. and Eng.
n. is the earlier and more import.

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