Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Dec 16 01:02:31 UTC 2007

"An emotionless intellectual." Not in OED. Presumably a zillion Googlits.

  2007 Wikipedia Discussion []: I write as a literary scholar: This seems to be a very value-laden deployment of the word "sentiment"....This definition was obsolete fifty years ago. Western fiction has always been primarily affective and about exploration of emotions, and the notion that it hasn't was limited to a few New Critical hacks with lots of influence but without taste, ideas or talent of their own. To the chagrin of these privileged vulcans, emotion/sentiment are actuallys [sic] ways of knowing, usually more constant an [sic] reliable than linear reason.

  A Waki "way of knowing"?


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