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Re^4: poll ideas quest 2015 (continent)

by 1nickt (Abbot)
on Jun 30, 2015 at 14:08 UTC ( #1132617=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: poll ideas quest 2015 (continent)
in thread poll ideas quest 2015

But "is" refers to me and my preference, not (directly) to my favourite.

Can I not say that my favourite music composer is JS Bach?

If I say that my favourite composer was JS Bach, does that not mean simply that I have changed my mind? Surely it doesn't mean that I was contemporaneous to him, and he remained my favourite until I outlived him?

Can I not say say that my favourite composer was Katy Perry, but now is JS Bach?

Not being persnickety here; my favourite continent is Pangaea. Really!


Remember: Ne dederis in spiritu molere illegitimi!

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Re^5: poll ideas quest 2015 (continent)
by chacham (Prior) on Jun 30, 2015 at 14:17 UTC

    Heh. Since posting that, i have been reviewing that in my mind. I still don't think they fit what i have in mind, but i'm not against a pollster adding it in an actual poll.

      Also consider that I can mentally explore Pangaea in the present just as you can mentally explore Middle Earth in the present.

        We didn't say what age of Middle Earth, did we? :)

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