A Brave and Modest Nation

Gary Lawrence Murphy garym@canada.com
30 Apr 2002 10:22:17 -0400


>>>>> "G" == Gordon Mohr <gojomo@usa.net> writes:

    G> Giant gaps in capabilities, and giant gaps in peoples'
    G> perspectives about what's impressive, are funny. An example
    G> that comes to mind is that scene in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark',
    G> where an intimidating swordsman with a giant blade and
    G> flourishing technique is rapidly and casually dispatched by
    G> Indy and his pistol.

Hmmm ... What about that scene on CNN where a gaggle of Saudis armed
with packing knives bring down the WTC?  Isn't that an example too?

"The girls call my friend Big John;
 He's big as he can be.
 Well Big John may be twice the size,
 But he don't know as much as me"
  -- Joe Williams(?) Daddy Rollin Stone

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