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Mike Champion scripsit:

> Objective considerations [...]

Ivor Brown was of opinion that "success or failure" was too definite
and meaty, and he out-Orwelled Orwell as follows:

# Objective consideration of contemporary phenomena compel the conclusion
# that optimum or inadequate performance in the trend of competitive
# activities exhibits no tendency to be commensurate with innate capacity,
# but that a considerable element of the unpredictable must invariably be
# taken into account."

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_


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