A Beautiful Schizophrenia [was: Re: AI Eureka!]
jqb at exodus.net
Wed Jun 5 18:41:16 EST 2002
Erik Max Francis wrote:
> Charlie Gibbs wrote:
> > In article <3CFE7DE8.D5B1C0CD at alcyone.com> max at alcyone.com
> > (Erik Max Francis) writes:
> > > Could you children take it outside?
> > Hitler.
> Now, now, it's got to be a _comparison_ ...
It doesn't "got" to be anything -- Godwin said that the probability of a
comparison to Hitler grows as the length of the thread grows.
A corollary to that is that the probability of a *mention* of Hitler
grows as the length of the thread grows ... you Nazi.
<J Q B>
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