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Subject:Re: OT: Sturgeon's Law and other eponymous laws From:sphilip <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com> To:lcortese -at- townisp -dot- com Date:Sun, 9 Sep 2012 15:47:36 +0700
On 6 Sep 2012, at 20:36, lcortese -at- townisp -dot- com wrote:
> Every THING yes, not human beings.
> Larry Cortese
>> Sturgeon's Law applies to EVERYTHING - competence in any field, wage
>> scales, auto design, music...you name it, the good doctor's dictum
On what evidence should we accept either of these wild claims? Sturgeon was simply stating his opinion about genres of writing in response. I see no reason why anyone should accept that as true even in the particular case he was referring to, let alone take it as metaphysical article of faith.
>From such uncritical nonsense is irrationalism born, and along with it many other human ills.
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