[ExI] Wash post comment

Jeff Davis jrd1415 at gmail.com
Mon May 21 21:21:14 UTC 2012

On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 2:06 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ahh, Professor. I think we have a severe case of Optimism Bias here.
> <http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2074067,00.html>

To the charge of being an optimist, I plead enthusiastically in
agreement.  Guiltlessly, enthusiastically, dynamically in agreement.
And I invite one and all to join with me in optimarchy.

Re the above link: I read the first couple of pages, thank you.  It
seemed more puff piece -- As in "Well, duh!" -- than scientifically
informative.   But I genuinely appreciate our "discussion", and am at
pains to make sure you to feel treated with respect, despite the fact
that I find the materials you provided not persuasive.

Are we good, then?
Best, Jeff Davis

"Enjoying being insulting is a youthful corruption of power. You lose
your taste for it when you realize how hard people try, how much they
mind, and how long they remember."
                     Martin Amis

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