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Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
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"Steve Taylor" wrote in message
> Kevin Aylward wrote:
> > I have merely been
> > pointing out the fallacy of the arguments that were presented in
> > of this view.
> Maybe, but if you knew more maybe you'd agree.
> > I'm way ahead of you on this. Do you really think that I'm that
> > You can use hindsight to evaluate what is reasonable for most or
> > reasonable only for a few. What you suggesting is that *everything*
> > is initially unknown has merit.
> ...and your suggesting that nothing has ! Unless it is a theoretical
> construct rather than a physical one !
> >>Besides, relativity is obvious
> > You think so...Ahmmmm.
> No, but I took *your argument* "reductio ab absurdam".
I forgot... I understand relativity quite well (for an EE),
however I still consider SR a mystery. Its in this vain that I am very
much aware of the issues of after the fact knowledge can make one rather
flippant to certain achievements. This does not change the fact that
*most* new things are of no "superior" merit.
As a musician, one of my examples is this. Why clap when a band does a
good set? They are paid to sound good. Its their job. They're supposed
to sound good. There is nothing of merit in a band sounding good. There
is only demerit for one that sounds bad.
SuperSpice, a very affordable Mixed-Mode
Windows Simulator with Schematic Capture,
Waveform Display, FFT's and Filter Design.
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