Re: There's no 3-legged animal

From: George Hammond (
Date: Mon Aug 20 2001 - 14:14:41 EDT

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    John W Burgeson wrote:
    > Hammond wrote: " Feynman's favorite demurer to them at Los Alamos, was
    > "that's crazy" and it's reported that he could often be heard saying it
    > loudly to Hans Bethe... ."
    > That sparks a thought. If I know you well, and we are friends over a long
    > time, I might well say to you "you're an idiot," or "that's crazy."
    > If I did not know you well, then I'd probably not say that, even though
    > I'd think it.
    > Pauli's (reputed) second quotation is one which I cannot think of a place
    > where it would be anything than out of place and uncivil.
    > John Burgeson (Burgy)

    More vigorous research might turn up
    something more on this historical dilemma.

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