Re: Bad News!

Natasha Vita-More (
Tue, 12 Jan 1999 09:28:06 -0600

Oh, hell. I though you were going to say that Eliezer S. Yudkowsky's small ... er ... list could be "defined" and wasn't zenlike at all. Damn.


> A man hasn't been feeling well, so he goes to his doctor for a
> complete checkup. Afterward the doctor comes out with the results.
> "I'm afraid I have some very bad news," the doctor says. "You're
> dying and you don't have much time left."
> "Oh, that's terrible!" says the man. "How long have I got?"
> "Ten," the doctor says sadly.
> "Ten?" the man asks. "Ten what? Months? Weeks? What?"
> "Nine..."

Bingo! Specialist, not a gaussian.

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