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Topic: An Educational Mystery
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GS Chandy

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Re: An Educational Mystery
Posted: Nov 10, 2012 9:08 PM
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Haim posted Nov 1, 2012 3:17 AM:
> Lou Talman Posted: Oct 30, 2012 9:52 PM

> >You sound like an expert on the Ptolemaic system who
> has
> >been confronted with Copernicus' work. Naturally, he
> >rejects it.
> Eh?
> Haim
> No representation without taxation.

To use a slightly different analogy: you sound like someone with a Ph.D. at doing arithmetic using 'Roman numerals' when that person is confronted by the 'placeholder method' of doing arithmetic.

(To make it abundantly clear without benefit of analogy: there is generally some fear of losing lucrative employment behind such claimed non-comprehension).

("Still Shoveling Away!" - with apologies if due to Barry Garelick for any tedium caused; and with the observation that the EASY way to avoid any such tedium is simply to avoid opening any message purported to originate from GSC)

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