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Miers's Law #5: The definition of one's culture hinges not on what one can dish out, but on what one can take.

Another one

Sep. 2nd, 2009 10:15 am
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Miers's Law #4: Dishonesty is the default position of first-person statements posited in the third conditional.
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Miers's Law #3: There is an exception to every rule, including this one.
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Miers's Law #2: No one, no matter how brilliant or moral, has ever been right about everything, and no one, no matter how evil or wrong-headed, has ever been wrong about everything.
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I've posted this in lieu of a bio on my Facebook profile. Others will surely come later, so I'm going to post them here so that I don't lose them.

Miers's Law #1: If a writer can think of it--and provided that it is compliant with the laws of physics--at least one person, somewhere, at some point in history, has done it.

Corollary A: But that does not mean very many people have done it, or tried it more than once.

I know it sounds superfluous on its face, but I promise you it has some relevance.

March 2012

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