Re: Another day, another dime...

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From: Dave Long (
Date: Mon Nov 27 2000 - 18:36:05 PST

> # of tickets for not wearing a seatbelt: 2
> # of serious auto accidents Rohit and I have been in this year: 3

> We are what we repeatedly do.
> Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
> -- Aristotle

...and habits can just as easily be base as /arete/.
(I trust the experience is common enough that it is
easier to learn good habits than to cure poor ones?)

Wayne, what's the opposite of /kudos/?
/aidos/ for the karmakids?


Clausewitz, I believe, said that prosecuting a war
involves chance and violent emotion as much as any
rational calculation. Analytical ability may help
with the last, but habit answers for the first two.

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