[ExI] General comment about all this quasi-libertarianism discussion
lubkin at unreasonable.com
Sun Feb 27 23:52:44 UTC 2011
Damien B wrote:
>Another wince, reminding me that Kelly also asked if Samantha had
>ever heard of Moore's Law. Newbies need to bear in mind that if
>you're excited about X, chances are it's been a much-hashed-over
>topic here for a decade or two.
It's like each generation thinking they discovered sex.
On the other hand, when newbies are excited about X, we coelacanths
need a measure of patience. T'other day I refrained from noting that
we'd talked a given topic to death in 1992.
Just as well we're living in the pre-immortallish years. Once we're
into the long time, it's harder to qualify as an cranky old coot.
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