Re: virus: pop quiz #14

Dan Plante (
Thu, 20 May 1999 14:17:43 -0700

At 09:43 AM 20/05/99 -0600, David McFadzean wrote:

>Prescriptive is to Descriptive as Normative is to __________?

Prescription is a synthesis of understanding and intent. Description is a synthesis of observation and analysis.

Normative is a synthesis of knowledge and intent.

The difference between the two is therefore the differenve between knowledge and understanding, so applying that translation to "descriptive", I guess I would have to say.....


Hmmmmm. What is it you're trying to do, David?