Re: Career questions: databases
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2007 13:00:34 -0300
Bruce C. Baker wrote:
> "dreamznatcher" <tashfeenmahmud_at_gmail.com> wrote in message > news:1183454132.291334.241840_at_e9g2000prf.googlegroups.com... >
>>On Jul 3, 6:38 am, "Bruce C. Baker" <b..._at_undisclosedlocation.net>
>>>Sorry, old boy, but actually it's "Wherever the white man has /departed/,
>>>everything is in ruins."
>>You could say that, but you have to be someplace for a while to depart
>>>Seems that while the natives are capable of
>>>enjoying the fruits of civilization, they aren't quite capable of
>>>maintaining it. Pity, really.
>>Seemingly, many "natives" of the western world don't quite realize
>>they reached the "civilized" status about a few thousand years after
>>the natives of Asia, Africa and South America. And that the bulk of
>>"fruits of civilization" of a few thousands of years might actually
>>far outweigh a few centuries of discoveries and fantastic inventions.
>>Please check out a few good history books at a standard library close
I would take a decade of vigorous progress over a millenium of stagnation and regression. I note too that not all of Asia seems equally equipped to create large unified societies even if China and Japan are so equipped.
[snip] Received on Tue Jul 03 2007 - 18:00:34 CEST