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Immortality Is Not A Sacred Cow; Headlines Are Not Articles

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Posted by Michael W. Pearson on November 25, 2001 01:28:02 UTC

Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it.

-- Edward Albee

In other words, an excellent writer is one who explains things so authoritatively that 30 generations will be unable to shed its fallacies. A bad writer does a reality check, to see if that's what you really meant.

Another way of saying it would be: astronomers
can only figure out what the universe is.
Sacred cows, however, can live millions of lives
during a universe.

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