Re: PRE Version numbers
On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 14, 2001 at 05:02:59PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> > On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > > <Overfiend> against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain
> > Ironic, isn't it?
> I wish he'd cut it out with that .sig. As much as I might like to claim
> credit for coining that aphorism, I cannot, as any person even modestly
> well-read in English literature can tell you.
Not to be taking us more off topic or anything, but it's also the
inspiration for the title and layout of a great book by Asimov, The Gods
Themselves. You see, it's in 3 parts, and the first is called "Against
Stupidity", the second "The Gods Themselves" and finally, "Contend in
Vain". And... yeah. Okay, that's it.