Monday, February 10, 2003

Have been reading that book I got from my grandfather, some commentary on the 'Kenopanishada' . Got this interesting quote last night :

To define God is to defile Him.

Hmm....matches what i've been thinking about for long... a definition is a placing. To define something is to categorise it. More importantly, it is to remove it from all the other definitions it could have had. Like saying "Is rishtey ko naam na do".

Immediately, definition becomes a restriction as well as a solidification.

It is like seeing a road on dry desert-like land. The road is neither there nor not there. But your seeing a probable path which you can follow makes the road available for you. Out of Foucault's Pendulum again....just knowing that the pattern exists creates it.

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