fom wrote: > On 8/24/2013 11:35 AM, Peter Percival wrote: >> >> The scope of my technical knowledge is extremely limited; > > I think you underestimate yourself.
It's kind of you to say so, but I don't have the brain power to get to grips with the technical stuff.
> I interpret your statement in terms of being "unpracticed" > rather than "unknowledgeable" in so far as "technical knowledge" > is concerned. > > Perhaps you are comparing yourself to those with > professional positions and greater academic > resources. I agree that modesty dictates prudence > with regard to that comparison. But, it is an > unfair comparison to place upon yourself. And, given > the statements sometimes made by some professionals > in these forums, knowing a lesser breadth of subject > matter well is a virtue. > > Just saying... > > > >
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