Re: virus: Re: shaman

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 10:40:17 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Wade T.Smith wrote:

> >The artist/lawyer/architect/plumber/auto mechanic/rock musician/
> >interior designer/priest/doctor will always, and intentionally, be
> >'misunderstood' by those who employ him.
> May I say that I find the above to be an extraordinary statement.
> Meaning- I totally disagree with it and would require some proof. It is
> very much in the interests of these professions to be 'understood' by
> their clients.

Really? Often the clients like to /beleive/ they understand ("Any monkey
could make that painting!" ,"I could make that music just by beating on a
guitar too!", "Hell, I bet I could have replaced that CV joint in half the
time if only I had the tools"). But how many understand enought to, in
that wacky "science" lingo all you kids are using these days, *reproduce
the results*?

-Prof. Tim