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You have a general tendency to say the things I think better than myself. And in a shorter and more direct way.

This is exactly what we need to do.

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I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Thu Apr 13th, 2006 at 05:54:31 PM EST
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Another conventional wisdom belief we have to get rid of is that there is one best way : of writing things, of taking actions.
It depends on the medium and on the target. You have to be snappy on a TV show. You have to make things sound simple when addressing the man on the street.
Only dropping a few ideas here, and my contribution will go no further, for reasons well familiar to those directly concerned.

As Migeru rightly pointed out to me when I was still an idealist on certain things, this is not a democracy round here. And I do not believe in the concept of benevolent dictator.

When through hell, just keep going. W. Churchill
by Agnes a Paris on Fri Apr 14th, 2006 at 09:30:23 AM EST
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Agnès, does this thread look like the work of a dictator, even benevolent?
We're all thinking out loud, putting a lot of effort into this thing, and it's a real collective endeavor. And it's not like we're looking for "one best way" of anything, so I don't understand what your point is.

You're free to think it's pointless. We'll keep chugging along, and hopefully bring out soething worthwhile.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Fri Apr 14th, 2006 at 03:10:49 PM EST
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