Subject: Re: Design patterns for Lisp From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 16:14:41 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Xah Lee <email@example.com> | It is apparent to me, that you don't know much philosophy, don't know | much about the evolution of philosophy from Greeks to modern. I don't | claim to be an expert at these, but i don't make clueless remarks about | things i don't know. It is apparent to me that Kent Pitman knows a great deal of philosophy as such and indeed the philosophies of several disciplines. It is apparent to me because of the questions he asks. This would not be apparent to someone who thought that philosophy provided answers. /// -- The past is not more important than the future, despite what your culture has taught you. Your future observations, conclusions, and beliefs are more important to you than those in your past ever will be. The world is changing so fast the balance between the past and the future has shifted.