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#91970 01/14/03 08:06 PM
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FWIW

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Brinkmanship 19,300 - Brinksmanship 5,430


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>Perhaps I didn't know it because my shorter lifetime hasn't included enough wars to be on the brink of. Oh well, it's a new word just for us younger folks then.

Weeell, I've never exactly thought of myself as The Ancient of Days, but brinkmanship was certainly not new to me.


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"Thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days took His seat. Daniel 7:9."
Dear sjm: Reassuring to know you do not have delusions of grandeur.


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>Dear sjm: Reassuring to know you do not have delusions of grandeur.


Nope, but I sometimes allow myself delusions of mediocrity.

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I'm a huge fan of the Judaeo-Christian ethic, I think the whole concept of monotheism was gift from the Gods.


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Dear sjm: any delusions of mediocrity on your part would be delusions indeed.
And it is well that the plethora of ancient gods has given way to one God. Surprisi;ng
how long it has taken humanity to grasp that the universe needs only one God.


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the universe needs only one God.

At most.


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gift from the Gods.

*rimshot*


#91977 01/14/03 11:12 PM
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>gift from the Gods.

*rimshot*


Not mine, of course. Stolen from Emo Phillipps, who may well have purloined it hisownself.


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In my high school American history class the term was used most extensively in relation to the foreign policy of Eisenhower.


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I remember no indication ir originated with Eisenhower.


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