[LMB] Penric reread

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Jun 24 20:41:16 BST 2019

On Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:34:55 -0400, WalterStuartBushell
<proto at panix.com> wrote:

>> On Jun 23, 2019, at 3:27 PM, Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:
>> --Even scarier, Jeffrey Kooistra's "Puff" and its sequel. Apparently
>> lengthening the time of kittenhood for cats has…side effects.
>Man is a Neotenous ape; so a neonatenous cat would be direct competition.

It's just the opposable thumbs holding them back....
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and
tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity wil
have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its
theories will hold water.  - John Gardner, "Excellence"

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