Editorial for Some Thinking Scientists - content

Milton R. Beychok mbeychok at home.com
Sun May 17 16:25:46 EST 1998

react at ix.netcom.com wrote:

> Marc Andelman wrote:
> >
> > react at ix.netcom.com wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >         It's useless to roam about scientifically,
> > >         Each man learns only what he can
> > >         But the man who grasps the opportunity---
> > >         There is the real man.
> > >
> > > I forget the line and page, but it is Book I.  I'd be careful quoting
> > > Goerte to prove a point.  Satan's worldly truth is truth none-the-less,
> > > and to benefit from the wisdom of denying Satan requires that you
> >
> > And for the best anti-academic quotes of all time
> >
> > "Zwar weiss ich veil,
> ....as thinks anyone who replaces reason with quotes.  You hate academics
> so much, yet you practice their worst traits.  I'm sure that what you
> are exhibiting here is jealousy that you won't admit to, and I don't
> understand why you don't try to grow out of it.
> But it's hardly an anti-academic quote, even in context.  It's Faustus'
> subsequent commentary that is anti-academic, yet Faustus was abandoning
> science.  Goerthe was rather a lousy scientist as well, and I expect
> that Faustus dissatisfaction mirrors his own.  Truly great books require
> truly great readers to appreciate them, yet you, while extolling
> Goerthe, want to grovel in your mire of pettiness.  Stand up and be a
> man!
> M

ENOUGH already!  Thus far, during yesterday and today, you've cross-posted 22
messages in 7 different news-groups and none of them have been the least bit
relevant to the subject matter of any of those news-groups.  Please take your
puerile socio-political philosophy elsewhere!

Cross-posting to 7 news-groups is, in itself, a display of poor taste.

Milton R. Beychok

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