Re: GIBBERISH: what Arthur C Clarke told us

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Sun, 19 Oct 1997 22:24:07 -0700 (PDT)

> [ Mitchell Porter's imaginative and witty post ]
> >You need to get out more.
> Curious. I've always regarded that as the mating cry of the braindead.
> Damien Broderick

Thanks. That phrase has always disturbed me too, but I could never
quite put my finger on why. Now it's clear: it is used by those who
regard social interaction more highly than private intellectual
pursuits; perhaps because they lack confidence in their own abilities
and seek approval.

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