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[Xmca-l] Re: Fate, Luck and Chance



Annalisa,

How is it that form is not material? Would you, like Plato, have us believe that forms exist in some immaterial ideal realm?  No, surely the form of a material object is itself material. A word is a sound, or a series of sounds, to which we have in its articulation given a recognizable form.

Martin

On Nov 23, 2014, at 7:18 PM, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:

> Hi Helena,
> 
> The relationship of the word to culture seems to be about form, not material. Otherwise all sounds would be words and this is not the case. There is a relationship to material in that if we take the air away, nothing can be spoken. If I don't have any pen or paper, I can't write a letter. 
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Annalisa