brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Jen Larson straycat at udel.edu
Fri Jul 19 10:33:26 EST 2002



Thalamus wrote:
(I'm Norwegain)

Well that's partly correct Thalmus, but you are a certain sub-set of
said nationality, specificially, this one:

Main Entry: id·i·ot
Pronunciation: 'i-dE-&t
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Latin idiota ignorant person, from
Greek idiOtEs one in a private station, layman, ignorant person, from
idios one's own, private; akin to Latin suus one's own -- more at
SUICIDE
Date: 14th century
1 : a person affected with idiocy; especially : a feebleminded person
having a mental age not exceeding three years and requiring complete
custodial care
2 : a foolish or stupid person
- idiot adjective

> Well, if a certain tribe could keep their noses out of every conflict on
> this planet, then there might be peace.
> Europe used to be peaceful, until this thing called 'religion' came into the
> picture; with the dead Jew on a stick.

Case in point above. War for economics with religious prompting was
already widespread in Europe before Christianity.



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