Date: Jan 23, 2013 4:10 AM
Author: David Bernier
Subject: Re: How to read stackexchange.math ?

On 01/22/2013 05:38 PM, Mr. Anchovy wrote:
> In article<kdgntc$5s4$1@dont-email.me>,
> Timothy Murphy<gayleard@eircom.net> wrote:
>

>> Mr. Anchovy wrote:
>>

>>>> Then: they begin to introduce "ads" - they are conceptually
>>>> made *to catch* attention - and that's what they do!
>>>> So, even and explicitely intentionally, this disrupts
>>>> my concentration on the contents of the mathematical discourse.

>>
>>> It is the price to be paid to get away from kooks and cranks:
>>> powerful kooks and cranks

>>
>> I don't see why.
>> They appear to me to be two orthogonal forms of annoyance.

>
> Do not understand "orthogonal" here. My point is that
> you choose who is going to annoy you, because we do not
> escape it. Once, long ago, I read in a book on
> morphology a catalogue of observable phenomena that
> could be used to define life. I forgot all of them
> except "irritability." We are not alive unless we are
> irritable.


I heard that a survey of medical doctors showed anaesthesia as
one of the top advances in medicine, according to
the doctors ...

dave

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