Subject: Re: religion
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 06 Sep 2002 17:33:23 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* keke@ma.ccom (Takehiko Abe)
| I'm not familiar with the words 'requited' and 'inrequited'.

  A dozen excellent, /free/ dictionaries on the Net and you cannot be bothered
  to look things up?  And when you quote a word, you do not even have editor
  support for proper cut and paste to spell it the same way it was used?  This
  is, I guess the ultimate example of how unrequited Usenet contributions are.
  It is almost amusingly so.

| but I think I can safely say that love is more likely to induce love on the
| other end, whereas hate induces hate.

  Hm.  I find this rather amazing, but it far off-topic.

| I've also heard the argument that real love does not demand anything on
| return, and I agree.  Loving somebody/something is rewarding in itself.

  You /really/ need to look up "unrequited".  May I suggest

| btw, Picking up a CS book here in Osaka (japan) is hard. It is especially so
| after the arrival of, which has caused local bookstores to cut
| the space for their imported books section significantly.

  Interesting.  My local bookstores are also playing it safe these days.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder.
Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.