Re: Trader principle (once again)

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Fri, 21 Feb 1997 17:11:23 -0800 (PST)

> ...can compare weight and length with "benevolence". It's like I was
> discussing what kind of music I like, and someone says "Yeah, Bach is
> OK, but what about Fettucine Alfredo?" >>
> No way, Marinara is much better thatn either! ; P
> Re: twas but a reply to *your* comparison of an act of trade to all
> otheracts of beauty, and BTW, it seemed you thought it WAS of high value in
> itself (which I would have to agree with BTW) and the highest moral value you
> knew of..."No value better than the dollar." Either you are backtracking or I
> am sorry if I misunderstood.

That may have been a moment of rhetorical vagueness on my part. I think
my words were "no /measure/ of value better than the dollar, no act more
fundamentally moral than trade. Either way, it was a bit more poetic
than rigorous, and I can understand why it might be misinterpreted.

Lee Daniel Crocker <>