suggest it is the attempt to deal with life in
logical terms and the compulsive nature of
that attempt which produces in us the propensity
for terror when it is even hinted that such a
logical approach might break down" (Gregory
Bateson, Mind and Nature: a Necessary Unity.).
I consider myself logical, but I don't think syllogistically..
"Oh, that's logical," I say--because it makes my sense,
suits my agenda, falls into my aims and goals and
I consider my self reasonable and rational but don't
think in terms of ratios. "This rock is hard," I say--not
acknowledging the relationship between butt and
rock that generates hardness like anything..
An emerging phenomena. " You're an idiot," I claim."
My cat's a Sneeze Maker".-- with no sense of ratios &
rationality and relationship involved: the reciprocity, the
back & forth, mutual, co-operation between subject