Python as Guido Intended

bonono at bonono at
Thu Nov 24 07:44:11 CET 2005

Steve Holden wrote:
> bonono at wrote:
> > Mike Meyer wrote:
> >
> >>"bonono at" <bonono at> writes:
> >>
> >>>>Maybe Python attracts people who share that belief.  After all, TRTFTJ
> >>>>is implies TSBOOWTDI, and vice versa.
> >>>
> >>>I was not talking about the believe, I was talking about the way you
> >>>presented it. You are setting up an "imaginary" me, which is not me.
> >>>And that is the kind of arguments I saw, I believe this many times are
> >>>done unconciously.
> >>
> >>You're doing that yourself. But we don't have a real other person to
> >>work with - the best we can do is work with our model of that other
> >>person. That's life.
> >>
> >
> > In what way am I doing it myself ? It could be unconciously too but I
> > always welcome if it could be pointed out.
> >
> I think Mike (the Mike I imagine, anyway) merely intended to point out
> that since we can't live in each others' heads all communication is with
> an imaginary person, whose actual thoughts and feelings are unavailable
> to us.
If that is the case, it is quite different from saying "you are the one
who wants to use a hammer on a screw", but without further
clarification, I would leave it.

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