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Re: So what's null then if it's not nothing?

From: Gene Wirchenko <genew_at_ucantrade.com.NOTHERE>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 10:07:40 -0800
Message-ID: <kob9o1tej5t497r2oa16aijtr4q09brhh5@4ax.com>


On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 10:44:14 GMT, FrankHamersley <FrankHamersleyZat_at_hotmail.com> wrote:

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>...or is it because none of the various theories don't cut it (yet)?

     No, it is more the cult of practicality. Too many people claim to be practical when all it means is expediency. Some actions appear to be quick, easy solutions in the short term. It is after you have gotten stuck into them that the nastiness appears and then, it is too late to change. Pass another band-aid.

>Not one of them seem to have universal appeal when the "solution" angle
>is considered. Most of the various pundits energy seems directed at

     Given the practical bunch, would you expect everyone to read the theory?

>taking out the "bad" aspects of any competing proposals. Natural
>selection at work perhaps?

Sincerely,

Gene Wirchenko Received on Wed Nov 23 2005 - 12:07:40 CST

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