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Re: News about Futurese

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 14, 2002, 1:03
Thomas R. Wier scripsit:

> (I should probably make clear that I am a little touchy about > generalizations about the behavior of groups to which I am > associated, ever since a waitress here in Chicago, upon learning > that I come from Texas, asked me whether I was a right-wing > paranoiac.
Molly Ivins once referred to Ross Perot (before everyone in the U.S. came to know who he was) as "one of the saner of our loopy right-wing paranoid Texas billionaires". I always appreciated that remark. "Any saying that claims all of a particular group will act in the same way is not to be trusted." "Spoken like a judge." --Harry Turtledove, "The Pugnacious Peacemaker", a sequel to L. Sprague deCamp's "The Wheels of If". -- Knowledge studies others / Wisdom is self-known; John Cowan Muscle masters brothers / Self-mastery is bone; Content need never borrow / Ambition wanders blind; Vitality cleaves to the marrow / Leaving death behind. --Tao 33 (Bynner)