Re: extropian enemies lists

From: Robert Bradbury (
Date: Fri Jan 07 2000 - 19:39:18 MST

On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Doug Jones wrote:

> This reminds me of Faraday's complaint- Michael Faraday, the 19th century
> physicist, was once asked his opinion of another scientist. He hemmed and
> hawed a bit, but couldn't really praise the man. His interlocutor asked
> him if this person was *always* wrong- and Faraday replied, "He's not that
> consistent."
> Ouch.

Not really. We are still trying to figure out exactly which of
Einstein's inconsistant positions regarding the cosmological constant
is the correct one.

You can be inconsistant and brilliant and get to pass go. Its
only if you are consistantly unimpressive that you should lose
three turns in jail.


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