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  •  I've read it (1+ / 0-)
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    It was excellent

    Erdos was one weird dude.  But he seemed to have a good life.

    Whenever we take away the liberties of those whom we hate we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love. -- Wendell Willkie

    by plf515 on Mon Jun 19, 2006 at 10:21:42 AM PDT

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    •  Not surprised :) (1+ / 0-)
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      Erdos was uncommon, for sure, but I think he created the life he wanted for himself. Which is really the yardstick for evaluating a successful life.

      And it is only in that endeavor that I might ever have hope of an Erdos number less than infinity!

      "The opposite of war isn't peace, it's CREATION." _ Jonathan Larson, RENT

      by BeninSC on Mon Jun 19, 2006 at 10:41:11 AM PDT

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