RE: virus: the shine of enlightenment

Richard Brodie (
Fri, 5 Feb 1999 01:14:59 -0800

And of course...

"When I use a word, it means exactly what I choose it to mean, no more and
no less!"

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-----Original Message-----
From: []On Behalf Of the great tinkerer
Sent: Thursday, February 4, 1999 6:33 PM To:
Subject: RE: virus: the shine of enlightenment

<<To stay in place, you have to run. To get anywhere, you have to run even
harder. --The Red Queen>>
thus spake richard of a the preceding quote from through the looking
"Sounds exhausting."

so i pulled out my pocket bible: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass" by Lewis Carroll:

" 'Well now that we have seen each other,' said the Unicorn, 'if you'll
believe in me, I'll believe in you.' "

anyway i gotta do more reeling and writhing for english class... and of course: Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision for math class............


"we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."

" 'Would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here?'

'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat.
'I don't much care where---' said Alice.
'Then it doesn't matter which way you go,' said the Cat.
'---so long as I get somewhere,' Alice added as an explanation.
'Oh, you're sure enough to do that,' said the Cat, 'if you only walk
long enough' "

~the great tinkerer
"How is a raven like a writing-desk?"

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