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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus View Post
    He certainly had a massive intellect and continues to be extremely influential in academic circles, but I have always thought that his ideas were very dated in the current intellectual climate and will be passť as we move on to the 'next thing' (as opposed to people like Descartes or Kant, who will continue to be relevant to us).
    Obviously, you didn't get it - there's another Foucault in my area of college study - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foucault_pendulum
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    Quote Originally Posted by bambam1729 View Post
    Obviously, you didn't get it - there's another Foucault in my area of college study - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foucault_pendulum
    Ha! Physics ain't my thang. My ignorance thereof is a bottomless abyss!
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    Thread hijack of the year award?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bambam1729 View Post
    Obviously, you didn't get it - there's another Foucault in my area of college study - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foucault_pendulum
    bambam delivers !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus View Post
    He certainly had a massive intellect and continues to be extremely influential in academic circles, but I have always thought that his ideas were very dated in the current intellectual climate and will be passť as we move on to the 'next thing' (as opposed to people like Descartes or Kant, who will continue to be relevant to us).
    the 20th century Foucault was a fool with an extremely high IQ.
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    Quote Originally Posted by user4 View Post
    the 20th century Foucault was a fool with an extremely high IQ.
    I had to go look up the philosopher - had never rheard of him. The physicist behind the pendulum I knew of - by name only.
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