[LMB] Monogamy

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 26 16:31:36 BST 2018


WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> On Jun 25, 2018, at 2:11 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>> The quote is ?Jam yesterday and jam tomorrow, but never jam today.?
> It means what it says and is in _Through the Looking Glass_ by
> Dr. Dodgson. From the White Queen to Alice.

To perhaps clarify: That thing you're wanting?  You supposedly had it
yesterday.  You can't have it today, but you're promised that you'll have
it tomorrow.  But when tomorrow becomes today, you still can't have
it; you can never have it *today*; it's always a promise for the future.
And thus a false promise.

Joel


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