create a moving alphabet (eg. eyebrow raise = alpha, toungle sticking out = beta, forward lunge = gamma, streetfighter II uppercut = delta, etc) and then memorise the volumes by performing each character of your alphabet as you read, as a graceful dance
Qimmik wrote:But in all candor, you have to concede that no one has managed to make a living off of wildly unfounded speculation as successfully as Homerists, with the possible exception of astrologers. At least astrologers have a kind of system to their craft.
Paul Derouda wrote:Ok, maybe in the last hundred years we've started to have some results
pster wrote:Paul Derouda wrote:Ok, maybe in the last hundred years we've started to have some results
What results exactly? According to the American Medical Association, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death. In antiquity, it certainly ranked lower. So it is trending upwards and will probably one day become the number one leading cause of death.
pster wrote:I'll look for more.
Here's one: http://www.injurylawfirmworcesterma.com ... eath.shtml
I had read previously that it was number four.
pster wrote:I myself have been a victim of medical malpractice on two occasions and seriously considered litigation.
And when I was in college, a top college, the pre-meds were widely regarded as being some of the weakest students. And they were far and away the least interesting and the least curious students of all...(Sorry Paul to hijack your thread. Attic is too hard...)
daivid wrote:pster wrote:
injury lawyers have a vested interest in exaggerating the risk. I suspect if we were able to see the original article things would look a little different
daivid wrote:injury lawyers have a vested interest in exaggerating the risk...
Markos wrote:daivid wrote:injury lawyers have a vested interest in exaggerating the risk...
And why should lawyers be spared in these hijacked away from the Greek thread?
ἐκ τοῦ νομικοῦ, οὐ νόμος, ἀλλὰ νομαί!
Scribo wrote:Qimmik, ha I get where you're coming from, I don't think it quite near that bad but I suspect the problem is that whenever one finds a good book in the area its flanked with several bad ones.
Qimmik wrote:"whenever I get sick I respond by sacrificing poultry and going to sleep. 60% of the time it works 100%"
I highly recommend enkoimesis.
do we know how he was appealed to by thieves in Antiquity? Just asking, not that I wanted to steal anything...
pster wrote:these things
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