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Jerry Hull ZZZghull at stny.lrun.com
Tue Feb 2 16:13:31 EST 1999

On Tue, 02 Feb 1999 21:08:16 GMT, malcolm at pigsty.demon.co.uk (Malcolm McMahon)

>On Tue, 2 Feb 1999 14:20:40 -0500, "William Thomas" <wthomas at mint.net>
>>I often wonder how an eagle, with very little brain power left over after
>>accounting for optics, can accurately make the complex physics calculations
>>required for a 100mph+, 1000' dive to snag a fish that is swimming under
>>water while the defecated light creates an optical illusion as to the
>>position of the fish that varies depending on the fish's depth, the water
>>clarity, and the intensity and angle of the sun.

You gotta look out for that defecated light!

"However far you may travel in this world, you will still occupy 
the same volume of space".  Traditional Ur-Bororo saying.

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