Re: The Flea

Darlene Sybert (engds@SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU)
Wed, 16 Oct 1996 13:15:16 -0500

> > >I do think that this medium however *has the potential* for making
> > >ideas, positions, motives, etc. visible.
> > > Well, this assumes that what's *not* said is meaningless!
> > No, it assumes that it's not visible. What's not said does have
> > meaning, of course. But, the meaning of the "not said" must be
> > inferred because it is not visible.
> It must be inferred if it's visible, too. It _always_ has to be
> inferred (even when it's said).

The flagon with the dragon
has the pellet with the poison;
The vessel with the pestle
has the brew that is true.