Fact (was Re: Backlog is a Universal Concept)
- Ward wrote :
> > Good ideas tend to evolve simultaneously in multiple places. [...]Just goes to show, as one of my favorite writers has it (except I
> Interesting note: This week's Science (p1010) notes work reported at a
> recent Cold Spring Harbor meeting that suggests eyes had a
> common origin [...]
can't remember which one, probably Dennett) you want to be careful
when you try to justify something by appealing to a supposed "fact"
of science, it might always turn out not to be true. I think Metaphor
(in the broad sense, thus including analogy) is the original
Forbidden Fruit : dangerous but oh so juicy.
(Please note I'm not subscribed to the SCRUM list... Though it looks
as if I might like to hang around here for a while, to stock up on
new memes. Not that the XP list is in any danger of going stale, but
i's just too much work to keep up with *that*.)
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