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Thread #125385   Message #2780472
Posted By: Jack Blandiver
04-Dec-09 - 09:25 AM
Thread Name: Save historic ship The City Of Adelaide
Subject: RE: Save historic ship The City Of Adelaide
One is reminded somehow of The Ship of Theseus, which although set up as a philosophical paradox becomes a tidy indication of process and continuity in terms of function. A wee bit like Paddy's Hammer - he's had it for fifty years, and in all that time it's had three new heads and five new shafts, but it's still the same hammer...