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kaiserkriss's Avatar Jump to comment 3 by kaiserkriss

I really look forward to this book. As a person who likes to use analogies myself, I find the ones Richard has come up with here quite interesting to the right audience. Unfortunately, some of the analogies will be lost on the average schmuck incapable of recognizing these obvious analogies, since they lack the educational background to appreciate the details.

I suppose I'm criticizing Richard here,though not out of malice, but more so that the under educated masses to whom this book is probably directed lack the understanding to truly appreciate it.

In the real world, out side academia we are constantly faced by the Lowest Common Denominator principle, and for someone of Richard's intellect, it is probably unfathomable how low the common denominator actually is. My 2 cents . jcw

Mon, 24 Aug 2009 22:04:00 UTC | #391267