Re: [mythsoc] OT: Meritocracy (was Re: We're not all wild about Harry (or, of...
- On Sun, 18 May 2003 09:55:07 EDT, Stolzi@... said:
> In a message dated 5/17/2003 6:18:14 PM Central Daylight Time,But then, that Society would be pallid indeed if we all agreed on the
> nodens@... writes:
> > But Carl, this sounds like a ringing endorsement of Peter Jackson's films
> > at
> > best, or a justification for the Fox Channel at worst.
> We wouldn't even exist as a Literary Society, let alone give awards every
> year, if we didn't have a collective belief in SOME form of excellence.
measure of excellence. Adopt merely numerical measures, as seems to be
the fashion these days, and J. K. Rowling is the greatest writer who ever
lived and "General Hospital" the best TV show in the history of the boob
Ernest S. Tomlinson / thiophene@...
"_Attack of the Clones_ was the most scandalous cinematic waste I have
ever seen, and remember, I've seen _The Phantom Menace_." (Ernest
Tomlinson, shamelessly stealing from Roger Ebert's review of another