"track record"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 18 19:05:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

> Nice treatment, and one that I'd forgotten, if I ever read.

Nice use of the myriad of possibilities inherent in English syntax.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"––a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

Once we recognize that we do not err out of laziness, stupidity,
or evil intent, we can uncumber ourselves of the impossible burden of
trying to be permanently right. We can take seriously the proposition
that we could be in error, without necessarily deeming ourselves
idiotic or unworthy.
–Kathryn Schulz

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