Re: WISEN report ... kinda

Brian A. LaMacchia (
Wed, 12 Aug 1998 23:46:43 -0400

I feel compelled to correct's "Godwin", not "Goodwin."

And while you're referencing Mike, you should pick up a copy of

if you don't already have it. 40% off this week.


At 06:38 AM 8/11/98 -0700, you wrote:
> > > Wonder why there's been so much posting about sex lately.
> >
> > <whine>Adam started it!</whine>
> >
> > - Joe
>-> Bolcer's First Corollary to Goodwin's law:
>(as stated in 'Skewering AI for Fun and Profit')
>:Bolcer's First Corollary: /prov./ Any Internet discussion containing
>more than 3 replies will converge on the topic of sex or death 97% of
>the time.
>-> Bolcer's Second Corollary to Goodwin's law:
>:Bolcer's Second Corollary: /prov./ Any graduate student facing
>the task of writing his or her thesis will participate in Internet
>discussions as a means of avoidance, procrastination, or both,
>particularly if their advisor is a Nazi.
>-> Assertion: Adam is working on his thesis.