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  •  Why not Renaissance Man? (3+ / 0-)

    He is no dilettante, he is a genius, a term I reserve for very few.
    Saw him for the nth time at Red Rocks this summer in a rocking show. I didn't know he was a bicyclist, but he was in obvious great shape, so it is not surprising. He was still able to crank out the energy.

    "How I hate those who are dedicated to producing conformity." William S Burroughs

    by shmuelman on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 10:41:31 AM PDT

    •  I think the diarist... (1+ / 0-)
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      may be suggesting that Renaissance Man connotes a powerful analytic ability linked to a talent for imaginative and illuminating synthesis. Byrne certainly has the latter, but remains too predictable on the former.

      Is that a real poncho, or is that a Sears' poncho? - Frank Zappa

      by JoesGarage on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 10:52:11 AM PDT

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