Re: [LEAPSECS] Monsters from the id

From: John Cowan <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 21:58:25 -0500

Rob Seaman scripsit:

> Time is a fundamental element of all that we do. Surely public
> policy should not be governed by a drab and dystopian vision of
> a fragmented planet scrabbling randomly to keep our disjoint
> clocks aligned.

I agree. But I don't agree, of course, that the TI-based version
of LCT causes this to happen.

> The simplest - nay, the only - way to keep our clocks synchronized
> one to the other is to keep them all tied to Mother Earth.

Earth is a fine mother but a lousy clock.

Dream projects long deferred            John Cowan <>
usually bite the wax tadpole.  
        --James Lileks        
Received on Fri Jan 20 2006 - 18:58:44 PST

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