Re: =?iso-8859-1?Q?=B0?= Need just a little bit of feedback =?iso-8859-1?Q?=B0?=

Anders Sandberg (
Thu, 24 Apr 1997 17:31:47 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 24 Apr 1997, Kennita Watson wrote:

> >The closest thing to "extropian ABC" IMHO is Romana's "Five Things You
> >Can Do to Fight Entropy Now" - it is brief but good.
> ...
> I don't much like the way that is phrased. It sounds like something that's
> brief is unlikely to be good. What about "it is brief and good"? How
> about even "it is good; brief, informative, and practical", which would
> be my own assessment.

OK, I will use something like that in the future. This actually points
out an interesting bias I think many have: simple communications are less
likely to be useful than complex communications. Quite wrong, but it
keeps the bureaucratese and huge self-help books flowing.

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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