Subject: Re: Newbie questions
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/05/04
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* (Brent A Ellingson)
| It is actually important to me that I believe Philip was joking when he
| wrote this.  Despite all the evidence to the contrary, I've managed to
| convince myself that no-one in the world is that clueless.

  the evidence to the contrary is overwhelming: there is no limit to
  cluelessness, and no reason to presume cluelessness is a joke: failing to
  realize that the clueless aren't joking is how most politicians manage to
  pull their tricks on all of us.

| It will destroy my world construct if people I respect take the above
| comments by Philip seriously.

  that's harsh, but I think you should just convince yourself otherwise.