[LMB] Monogamy

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 20:20:07 BST 2018


And there are limits on how long you can do that to me before I either lose
interest or blow my stack spectacularly.

On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 10:31 AM, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:

> 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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