Re: Clarification about krooger's platform
David Nusinow <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 04:20:40PM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> > > > The longest journey begins with a single step. Not even the shortest
> > > > journey begins without that single step!
> > > Giving someone a shove down the stairs isn't a real winning strategy to
> > > starting a journey.
> > Depends if you put cushions or broken glass at the bottom.
> Why don't you go shove a friend down a long flight of stairs with a pile of
> cushions at the bottom and see how that works out? I'm sure you'll find plenty
> of willing volunteers.
I don't have enough cushions, nor a long enough straight flight of stairs.
The metaphor is daft anyway. Asking people to form a committee is
hardly comparable with pushing them down stairs.