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Clance
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Clance   2/9/2013 4:50:45 AM
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Garcia-Lasheras   2/9/2013 12:39:12 AM
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"Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations." Albert Einstein

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David Ashton   2/8/2013 11:37:59 PM
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That's more like it!

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Robotics Developer   2/8/2013 9:38:02 PM
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I really liked the Italian proverb made me smile and think.... After the game, the King and the pawn go into the same box. ~ Italian proverb

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antedeluvian   2/8/2013 2:51:33 PM
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Never confuse motion with action. Benjamin Franklin

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antedeluvian   2/8/2013 2:50:00 PM
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There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technology. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technology. -Georges Pompidou

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Paul A. Clayton   2/8/2013 2:12:27 PM
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Or perhaps the author was being subtle--toast lacks the ability and desire to _right_ itself, i.e., it cannot and does not wish to force itself to land butter-side up, rather, it has the ability and desire to force itself to land butter-side down. :-)

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David Ashton   2/8/2013 5:51:34 AM
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The wikipedia article states: "Toast, however, lacks both the ability and any desire to right itself." The author obviously does not believe (as I do) that there is no such thing as an inanimate object..... :-)

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Paul A. Clayton   2/8/2013 2:02:43 AM
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The link should be: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buttered_cat_paradox

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Paul A. Clayton   2/8/2013 2:01:18 AM
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A variation on the Robin Hall quote would be: "Lawyers believe that a corporation is guilty until proven broke." The buttered cat paradox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buttered_cat_paradox) results in perpetual motion.

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