[LMB] Reading in different languages

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 22:20:36 BST 2021


On Wed, Oct 13, 2021 at 11:41 AM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:

>
> From a certain point of view, Macbeth was being rather blind.  When you
> receive a prophecy that's conditional on such completely *bizarre*
> things coming to pass, you should spend a few minutes trying to parse
> it, rather than just blowing it off with a "well, *that'll* never
> happen!"  But I've been re-reading _Harry Potter and the Methods of
> Rationality_, which may be skewing my judgement.
>
> Joel
> --
>

I also rec that story, which has been popping up on the list quite a bit
lately.

Sylvia


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