Re: What is Possum Stew? (Atlantic Monthly accuracy)

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Date: Wed Oct 25 2000 - 21:08:48 PDT

In a message dated 10/25/00 12:44:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< A normal self-respecting news publication would never state as
 fact the phlogiston theory of what makes fire burn, but they will continue
 to publish statements like these which economists know are provably false.
 Lisa >>

hey, jbr, do you know wen stephenson?

lisa, please tell me you're not saying economists are a homogeneous set. the
rest of your post re fact-checking i tend to agree with, but not with
yangkun's assertion that the atlantic is somehow worse than others. i don't
know how you feel about james fallows, but he is rather largely associated
with the atlantic.

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