Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/09

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Subject: [Leica] Some more 'cutting the edge'
From: bd at (
Date: Sun Dec 9 07:59:36 2007
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I suppose - assuming that you either totally reject all observation and 
acquisition of knowledge that proceeded you. ;-)
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-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Barbour <>

Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2007 08:47:34 
To:Leica Users Group <>
Subject: Re: [Leica] Some more 'cutting the edge'

On Dec 9, 2007, at 6:19 AM, Jayanand Govindaraj wrote:

> For wine, food, music, art or whatever - what knowledge do you require
> except "I like it" and "I dont like it"? Try everything once. Have  
> an open
> mind. You require nothing else. All these reviewers/critics making a  
> fortune
> analysing stuff, with a personal point of view masquerading as   
> knowledge,
> are really marketing tools, attacking your subconscious on behalf of  
> the
> manufacturers - like Robert Parker and his ilk. All they are  
> conveying is
> either they like, or dont like whatever they are reviewing. It is  
> quite
> simple to find out for yourself....

very beautifully put Jayanand...

an old expression comes to mind here...

I think it applies to reviewers...

"if you can't do, teach...

if you can't teach...teach gym..."


> Cheers
> Jayanand
> On Dec 9, 2007 3:25 PM, <> wrote:
>> ----Message d'origine----
>>> De: Lottermoser George <>
>>> Of course.
>>> First impression.
>>> Without thought.
>>> Pure feeling.
>>> Then, if one has the time and inclination, think about the  
>>> impression
>>> and maybe share your thoughts with others. ;~)
>> Absolutely, may I add, if you also have the knowledge required to  
>> analyse
>> it. Think of wine-tasting for instance, or food.
>> Ph
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