[lit-ideas] Re: Sunday Something

  • From: David Ritchie <profdritchie@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 25 May 2014 14:27:47 -0700

On May 25, 2014, at 2:15 PM, Omar Kusturica wrote:

> The chemical interaction of alcohol with body and it effects are a rather 
> complex subject, and not at all beyond debate and diverging views.  As with 
> many other subjects, being informed isn't necessarily knowing it all. 
> O.K.
> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 10:51 PM, David Ritchie <profdritchie@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
> I think I should have explained that my father knows the chemistry of what 
> he's describing; what he has little knowledge of is biology.  But does that 
> prevent an engineer from theorizing in a knowing tone of voice?
> It does not.

I'm sure it's a complex subject.  I hope I was clear that my father is both the 
engineer and the theorizer? 


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