[ExI] survivor

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Fri May 13 12:31:03 UTC 2016


On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 12:40 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> In interviews afterwards, he explained that he was a Saul Alinsky follower,
> had studied the book carefully, understood game theory better than anyone on
> that island (turns out that was perfectly true.)  When he explained the
> rationale behind what he did, with the mean weird act turned off, the whole
> thing made perfect sense (the rationale of the winner is always like that
> (Saul Alinsky would agree wholeheartedly (if you win, then even if your
> reasoning is flawed, it becomes sound by definition after the fact (that’s
> magic of winning (the same logic behind the old familiar saying the winners
> write the history books (and propagate their DNA (both the genetic and
> memetic varieties.))))))))


fwiw, I love the way you use parenthesis so unapologetically.  I
assume this is how a math nerd applies the rules of PEMDAS to English.

ex: that quoted paragraph has 8 adjacent end-parens.  Your asides have
asides to an exponential level.  :)



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