[LMB] OT: Cars, independence, and haut bubble

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 8 20:02:34 BST 2021


On Mon, 6 Sep 2021 13:47:28 -0400, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com>
wrote:

>On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 5:20 PM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> It was possible to invite someone to dinner, receive a reply asking
>> "What time?", replying, and getting acceptance all in the same day.
>>
>
>There can't effectively be a demand for such a service now, because we have
>phones and texting.

Yes, but it went decades before we had the replacement tech.
--
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever
that it is not utterly absurd;  indeed in view of the silliness of the majority
of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
  - Bertrand Russell



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