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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • 13 year olds take positions like this. Real adults have more complicated thinking that doesn't always neatly fall into one of two categories.

    Apologies for sounding indelicate...But this sounds like it might be an evaluation of Texans, not of people in general.

    In the communities where I've lived, there have been a huge number of public issues of discussion; generally, the news media collapse issues down to a few viewpoints, but at least when I talk to people, they often see things in many shades of grey.

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    -DA [coder.com]

    • Apologies for sounding indelicate...But this sounds like it might be an evaluation of Texans, not of people in general.

      No offense taken; you gave me a good laugh. Actually, though I gave the Dallas example, I'm also thinking particularly of people in Internet discussion sites like, say, slashdot. As I said in another comment, I like use Perl; because we are often such an exception to it.

      You make a good point about simplification. Sometimes we need such simplification. I can't learn everything about every issue, and sometimes I have to settle with a simplification as an indefinite stop-gap solution. But when I do I should admit I haven't fully considered it. And, of course, some people just don't like to consider many issues at all...

      Interesting about Quakers; thanks for sharing that.

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
      • Yeah, slashdot... k5 (kuro5hin.org) used to be quite a nice place too. Then, it gained visibility. I read it sometimes but I haven't logged in since its defacement years ago.

        While I'm at it. This information about Quakers reminds me one of the sunnit branches of Islam (there are four main sunnit branches, not counting chiits, mutazilits, ismaelits, wahabbits, etc.) -- I don't remember which one -- : consensus is very important in their theology and legislation also. I don't know if it's actually comparable