Subject: Re: Understanding Erik Naggum
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 07 Oct 2002 12:07:50 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Christopher Browne <>
| I don't see the value in "retaining the ability for the victim to
| respond."

  Then your purpose is /only/ destructive.  Sorry, I do not accept that.

| It only seems, in practice, to head in two directions, where either:

  The smarter ones learn.  This actually happens quite frequently.  It
  largely goes unnoticed because it is the normal, rational thing to do.
  That does not mean the unnoticed is not more important than that which
  stands out as irritating or annoying.

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.