From: EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque) on 17 Jul 2006 14:30
> Carole Allen writes:
>>And why would a compromised immune system ward off such virus better
>>than a normal one?
> It won't, but that's not what I said. Read what I say carefully
> before replying, and we'll both save some time.
Mixi, if any of us who reply to your drivel really wanted to
"save time", we'd ignore you, instead of goading you to make
more and more of your outrageous pronouncements!
From: Mxsmanic on 17 Jul 2006 14:59
> The utter lack of real discernment by the person making
Why would that be amusing?
Transpose mxsmanic and gmail to reach me by e-mail.
From: EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque) on 17 Jul 2006 14:41
> David Horne, _the_ chancellor of the duchy of besses o' th' barn and
> prestwich tesco 24h offy writes:
>>I'm repeating things because they are true.
> If they were true, they would remain so whether you repeated them or
> Thus, whether they are true or untrue, repeating them serves no
> purpose (that I can discern).
But then you're not very discerning, are you?
From: EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque) on 17 Jul 2006 14:39
David Horne, _the_ chancellor of the duchy of besses o' th'
prestwich tesco 24h offy wrote:
> Jim Ley <jim(a)jibbering.com> wrote:
>>On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 17:20:40 +0200, Dave Frightens Me
>>>Well, music has repetitive elements, a fixed tone system, plus changes
>>>to keep the listener interested. That's about the only 'rules' I could
>>fixed tone? surely that's not a requirement,
> No it isn't. Tone, fixed or otherwise, isn't even a requirement. The
> point is that there are _no_ universal rules to music, and you're
> correct also IMO in stating that finer definitions get into questions of
> aesthetics as much as anything else. I'm still fascinated to be taught
> by Mixi though as to what these universal rules are.
Even "primitive" drumming is considered music. And don't
forget John Cage - who "wrote" one work that consists of
nothing but a specified period of silence! (Also, a soprano
acquaintance of mine, who specialized in contemporary music,
used to perform one of Cage's works that called for sounds
produced by various - performer's choice - mechanical
From: EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque) on 17 Jul 2006 14:42
The Reid wrote:
> Following up to Mxsmanic
>>>"In other words, someone told you it is pretty, you don't wish to
>>>disagree, so you imagine beauty where you don't actually see it."
>>It's just an explanation of how people tend to think. Where is the
> if you think you were not being insulting, it would explain a lot
> about you.
Like his lack of friends?