Author Topic: Physical Manifestations of the Absurd  (Read 2213 times)

Re: Physical Manifestations of the Absurd
« Reply #30 on: September 05, 2017, 11:01:25 PM »
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As a matter of curiosity, what color is this reply?  And would the phrasing make a difference?

I wouldn't say this reply has color, but if it helps the idea/term "synaesthesia" is a translucent gray.
"To have faith is to lose your mind and to win God."
-The Sickness unto Death - 1849

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Re: Physical Manifestations of the Absurd
« Reply #31 on: September 06, 2017, 09:04:21 AM »
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I wouldn't say this reply has color, but if it helps the idea/term "synaesthesia" is a translucent gray.
I think that helps -- abstractions are colored/textured, but concrete things aren't (or have an inherent color/texture that's not overridden by your perceptions), yes?

This is straying fascinatingly from your original post.  I'm going to start a fresh thread for this topic.
Sir Terry Pratchett, on being told about the theory that the universe is a computer simulation: "If we all get out and in again, would it start to work properly this time?"

Re: Physical Manifestations of the Absurd
« Reply #32 on: September 06, 2017, 12:06:30 PM »
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I think that helps -- abstractions are colored/textured, but concrete things aren't (or have an inherent color/texture that's not overridden by your perceptions), yes?

This is straying fascinatingly from your original post.  I'm going to start a fresh thread for this topic.

Yes, that sounds about right.
"To have faith is to lose your mind and to win God."
-The Sickness unto Death - 1849

 

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