Re: [SPAM]LT: Correction and apologies to Nic Tideman
As I wrote privately to Dave a moment ago:
I think Nic is perfectly comfortable sharing the credit. After all, all those people signed on and agreed to those words and sentiments -- an important milestone, in my opinion. What Nic wrote is great, and getting the assents of all those folks was a very good thing.
But I am uncomfortable when we take the next step of attributing them to them individually, and wanted to be sure that when we do so, we do it consciously. (And I do mean to prune those quotes from my list!!)
(who needs to maintain her website!)
At 02:50 AM 4/8/2008, Wetzel Dave wrote:
My good friend Wyn Achenbaum has corrected me re the quote I attributed to
Nobel Laureate Robert Solow and has informed me that this quote is actually from a letter written by Nic Tideman which Robert Solow, among many others, cosigned?
The letter is at http://www.wealthandwant.com/docs/Tideman_et_al_Gorbachev.htm < http://www.wealthandwant.com/docs/Tideman_et_al_Gorbachev.htm>
Wyn also informs me that there is at least one other attribution to a "quotable notable" that actually comes from that letter: the Modigliani "quote" is at:
http://www.wealthandwant.com/themes/quotable_nobels.htm < http://www.wealthandwant.com/themes/quotable_nobels.htm>
Apologies to Nic.
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