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  •  Did David Li infect our financial system (3+ / 0-)
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    MackInTheBox, bigchin, FishOutofWater

    with a virus?

    Governing well shall be the best revenge

    by Bill White on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 07:40:19 AM PDT

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    •  David Li did not have training in physics... (3+ / 0-)
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      Mz Kleen, bigchin, Pris from LA

      so he failed to include Heisenberg's uncertainty principle in his equations.

      The Heisenberg uncertainty principle states that certain pairs of physical properties, like position and momentum, cannot both be known to arbitrary precision. That is, the more precisely one property is known, the less precisely the other can be known.


    •  Not really. He gave tactical nuke-like tools to (2+ / 0-)
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      Jesterfox, Akonitum

      people with a financial interest in abusing them to the max. And well, surprise!

      The actual efficacy and model-validity of the GC is totally a side issue to how it can be leveraged, especially as it seems to have been so often used in ways that were far, far from it's validity envelope.

      "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." -Patrick Henry

      by MackInTheBox on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 10:46:31 AM PDT

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