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Disagree: the producer was acting "rationally" in the circumstances.

Simple calculation.

"If I kill Truman: end of show. It I let him live, I might persuade him to stay, and the show goes on."

"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed" William Gibson

by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Thu May 17th, 2007 at 08:37:34 AM EST
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Good point. Truman was lucky he had a rational producer. Unfortunately, I don't know that we can say the same for ourselves.
by det on Thu May 17th, 2007 at 08:55:39 AM EST
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Good point.

"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed" William Gibson
by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Thu May 17th, 2007 at 08:58:52 AM EST
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You sound like civilised gentlemen playing tennis.

Bush is a symptom, not the disease.
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu May 17th, 2007 at 08:59:53 AM EST
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No-one civilised plays tennis any more....

"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed" William Gibson
by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Thu May 17th, 2007 at 09:13:56 AM EST
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