[FoRK] two questions only

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Sun Nov 2 23:52:33 PST 2008

> What makes us all the same?What makes us all different?

silky wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 5:09 PM, damien morton <dmorton at bitfurnace.com> wrote:
>> can the two questions be answered with one answer?

How about:
"We are all unique."  ;-)

On the other hand:
"In China, even if you are one in a million, there are a thousand more 
just like you." - Lily Tomlin

> well no, it's asking two different things. to answer one you must
> disprove the other. you may ask 'why do i like baseball and why do i
> not like baseball' it doesn't make sense to say 'because they hit the
> ball far'. well, maybe it makes sense but it's not useful.
> for the answer to be useful you need to clarify it. in clarifying it,
> you end up with two responses.

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