One good truism deserves ....
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From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, November 09, 2007 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: Test of Time
> > Peter Montgomery wrote:
> > Education/knowledge can
> > sensitise people to dimensions of issues they had not thought of.
> What X CAN do has no necessary relationship to what it DOES do in any
> _given instance._ And the claim was made that X (classics, whatever) did
> have certain effects, not that they _could_ have. The latter claim is a
> trivial truism; the former claim is simply absurd.
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