[LMB] Rabid Foaming Weasels OT:

JoatSimeon at aol.com JoatSimeon at aol.com
Thu, 7 Feb 2002 15:01:21 EST


In a message dated 2/7/02 12:22:44 PM Mountain Standard Time, 
lee at ringworld.org writes:

> It's no easier to just say everything out loud, explicitly when that's Not 
> How You Work, than it is to read signals that might be obvious to someone 
> but might as well not be there as far as you're concerned.
> 

-- well, yes, it is, because all you have to do is speak the way you'd write. 
 It may be _disagreeable_, it may feel bad, but it's physically possible.

OTOH, you if you _can't perceive_ the attempt at communication, then it's 
just impossible. 

It's like telling someone who's color-blind to make an effort to perceive 
"red".