Re: Legitimate LVT criticism
- --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "David Spain" <dspain@...> wrote:
> I think the point is that a very extensive & expensive & uncertainCompared to what? Most taxes and government programs are orders of magnitude more extensive, expensive, uncertain and bureaucratic -- and complicated -- than the proposed UIE calculation. I've described it in a couple of paragraphs, for pity's sake.
> bureaucratic process seems to be required to underpin & calculate & deliver such a UIE.
-- Roy Langston
- --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "roy_langston" <roy_langston@...> wrote:
>Right. Both almost surely true.
> --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "walto" <calhorn@> wrote:
> > --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "roy_langston" <roy_langston@> wrote:
> > >
> > > So you are saying that the existence of the Flat Earth Society DOES make the spheroidal shape of the earth disputable?
> > My degree of confidence is roughly the same as that in my above judgment regarding your personality. Put it this way: is it possible I'm wrong about either the shape of the earth or your arrogance? Sure, I could be wrong about pretty much every proposition that seems obvious to me--that is the nature of human fallibility. But it's really, really doubtful in both cases.
> So you claim the earth's spheroidal shape is not only disputable, but about as disputable as your opinion of my personality?
> "A sick man dreams nothing so dreadful that some philosopher isn't saying it." -- Marcus Terentius VarroAnd the truths find there way in there too!
> -- Roy Langston