Re: To err is human

Subject: Re: To err is human
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 09:39:27 -0800

At 08:40 AM 2/25/97 -0700, Kurt Schwemmer wrote:

>It reminds me of what I have read about Amish quilts--which are costly and
>among the finest in the world. Purchasers often search their quilts
>intently, for the Amish always include a deliberate mistake; a humble
>admission that only God is perfect.
>Our aim is perfection, of course. This should be especially true in the
>case of resumes. However, errors happen to the best of us.
It has been said that we must decide between perfection of the life or of
the work. The Amish have made their decision.

--Wayne Douglass

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