On Wed, 10 Mar 2004 19:00:51 +0000 (UTC), Donovan Rebbechi <[email protected]> wrote: >There's an old story about the philosophy department at the >university of Melbourne where I studied for my >undergraduate degree (I don't know if it's truth or >legend). The philosophy department had apparently given >identical questions on an exam paper in consecutive years, >and were called on it. I have family in Melbourne, though they're incomers, being from Casterton in Victoria originally. They hate it, Melbourne, that is. >Their response was "yes, but the answers are different >this year". Given the academic and scientific worlds propensity for coming up with new 'truths' every half hour, that seems a reasonable response. >Sometimes I tire of Occam's razor and grow some stubble. Occam's been bought out by Gillette, didn't you know? >Not averse, just lazy. Treadmills can do that to a guy.