Ok, thanks Mike! That cleared it right up... ;>)
(Sorta like "Two days ago I couldn't even smell 'snob' - now I are
On Thursday, September 19, 2002, 1:43:41 AM, you wrote:
MM> From: "Mark A. Chalkley"
MM> Proof! You want proof! You can't handle the proof! (or was that truth;-)
MM> Does the CSA exist? Do CSA rules exist? But of course.
MM> Reminds me of a story about a Philosophy Professor. He pushed his students
MM> hard. They looked forward to the coming final exam with trepidation. The day
MM> of the final the Professor walked into the room, placed his chair on top of
MM> his desk, then said "prove the chair is not on top of the desk" and left the
MM> room. That was their final exam. The students toiled writing page after page
MM> of reasoning, arguments, & theorems. All except for one student. After just
MM> a couple minutes he walked to the front of the room and turned a single
MM> sheet of paper face down on the Professor's desk ending his exam. Later when
MM> the tests were graded and handed back that student had the highest score.
MM> His final exam answer was simply "what chair?".
MM> The point? Though to the best of my knowledge the CSA does not exist as a
MM> legal entity yet it exists. Especially in the hearts and minds of this list!
MM> It's a matter of perception...
MM> Oh, if the CSA is a 12 Step Program, and since I wrote the CSA 12 (&13th)
MM> Steps which were accepted without debate or challenge (adapted without
MM> permission of course :) you are a member when you say are as is the case
MM> with all 12 Step Programs. Unless of course another CSA member says you
MM> aren't, with just cause of course :-) And of course unless that rejection,
MM> dismissal, suspension etc. isn't challenged or forgiven by another CSA
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