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Re: string> missing?

From: Jay Belanger
Subject: Re: string> missing?
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:35:59 -0500
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>> In what way is any one of the answers the least bit unreasonable?
> Since you asked:
>> Because they do.
> "Because they do" is a non-answer.

The complete answer he gave was:
  "Because they do.  The cause is lost in history."
In other words: "We don't know", which is a perfectly good answer.

>> The cause is lost in history.
> Nonsense.


>> No, I don't agree.
> I really don't understand why Eli would say something like this.

So disagreeing with you is unreasonable?

> I think it contradicts his work.


>> That's exactly the point: there's no need to apply the same logic to
>> both cases.
> This makes no sense:

It does to me.
You not understanding something isn't the same as it not making sense.

Eli gave perfectly reasonable answers, you just didn't like them.

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