Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Int'l price differences
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Fri, 03 Jul 1998 23:02:17 -0500

At 11:31 PM 7/3/98 -0400, you wrote:

>I would have thought, that when buys a $2000 camera body, to which one adds
>a $1000 lens, that nothing better damn well go wrong with it! 

Perfection is a pipe dream, and this belief does not take into
consideration that Leica's are not perfect.

As Stalin said, the death of one man is a tragedy. The death of a million
is a statistic. (Loosely paraphrased).

In the same way, the breaking of a hundred Leicas is a statistic. The
breaking of mine is a tragedy.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.

Stephen Hawking