Subject: Re: Understanding Erik Naggum
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 12 Oct 2002 15:24:54 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Erik Naggum
| Some people believe that since you cannot know everything (the typical
| phrase is "have monopoly on truth"), you should not correct other people,
| because everyone's opinion is as good as everyone else's.  Note that
| Pascal Costanza has made several arguments in that direction, too.

* Pascal Costanza
| I have never stated any such thing. Would you please pay more attention to
| my actual arguments and stop spreading misinformation about me.

  What specifically were you objecting to?  What had you never stated?

  You ara again condescending and arrogant.  Where is your positive
  reinforcement first policy or is this it?  I pay more attention than you
  will ever feel is possible.  Stop imputing your own shortcomings to me.

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.