life duty and death
akrims at gpu1.srv.ualberta.ca
Sat Aug 19 23:21:45 EST 1995
dannie hawkins (71726.3204 at CompuServe.COM) wrote:
: <>Subject: Re: LIFE DUTY AND DEATH ][ On this subject, james at amber.biology.gatec-
: <>h.edu (James McIninch) Said:> This garbage has nothing to do with biology.
: <>Kindly keep it off the bionet.* newsgroups.<
: GARBAGE??....This is a response one would expect to come from someone born with
: LOW Level Natural Instincts and Perceptions. By your own initiative, you have
: now become an object of public study. You are a classic example of an educated
: idiot, i.e., an educated person possessing only *low level* Natural Instincts and
: Perceptions (NIP).
You don't happen to be a vitamin salesman, do you? Do you sell any NIP
supplements? I eat a lot of vegetables, but cooked, so I don't know how
much NIP I get from my diet.
: [Their] high capacity organic "hardDrives"
Hey! Hey! Hey! This is not the place to start talking about our organic
: are capable of
: storing vast amounts of information (words), his *knowledge* either uttered or
: written by others, and accepted by him as "golden truths" due to his inability
: to question things independently, or perceive through observation, anything more
: than superficial details which may or may not be correct.
So, then if I "question things independently" and come up with sophomoric
drivel like this, that's still better than accepting the "`golden
truths'" of smart people?
: Using the Afpha, Beta,
: and Omega NIP scale, he is bottom-barrel omega.
Is there maybe one pill that I could buy from you that has "Afpha" [sic],
Beta, _and_ Omega NIPs in it? A powder would be OK, if I could dissolve
it in milk, or something.
: He can mask his natural short-
: comings through education, but these short-comings will become obvious under any
: sort of pressure.
Whereas you are generously willing to display your short-comings when
nobody has bothered to ask you. NIPpy, indeed!
[snip -- a different, sane person is quoted at length]
: From many people words flow quickly and smoothly, with a ring of authority which
: leaves non-thinkers impressed upon hearing such knowledgable people.
Whereas the perspicatious ones are impressed by slow, clunky words, with
a ring of idiocy.
: They never
: wonder if the expressed "knowledge" is correct or not. Mother Nature will endure
: the stupidity of man only to a point. _Earth Abides_
Wasn't this part of a margarine commercial at one point?
Laughing too hard to continue,
University of Alberta
akrims at gpu.srv.ualberta.ca
"The man who finds his homeland sweet is still a tender beginner;
he to whom every soil is as his native one is already strong; but
he is perfect to whom the entire world is as a foreign land."
-- Hugh of St. Victor
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