hey, we're jes talkin' here ... (02)
the final exam is down the hall ... (03)
whether you believe in the proctor or not ... (04)
John F. Sowa wrote:
> That is true:
> JA> It is sufficient for the totally wrong to prevail that
> > the half-right do nothing to discover the missing half.
> But if (p and q) is the case, there are two ways to correct
> somebody who says p.
> 1. Say "You're right, but you forgot q."
> 2. Say "You're wrong. p is trivial and you have to say q."
> That's what I meant by taking one step at a time.
> JA> Moi? -- I took my baby steps a long time ago ...
> I didn't deny that you did. But your readers who just say p
> need somebody to give them partial credit while leading them
> to say q. If you flunk them on the first exam, they're not
> going to come back for more.
> John (06)
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