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Category: constrained-rant
Author: The Famous Brett Watson
Date: 01-Dec-2004
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There are quite a few proposals to add specific new domain names into the root zone of the Internet's Domain Name System (beyond ".com" and recent additions like ".info"), In this article, I throw the traditional approach out the window, and consider the possibility of a domain name system with an inexhaustible supply of desirable names: a Domain Name Cornucopia.
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He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them. But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side; if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion. The rational position for him would be suspension of judgment, and unless he contents himself with that, he is either led by authority, or adopts, like the generality of the world, the side to which he feels most inclination. Nor is it enough that he should hear the arguments of adversaries from his own teachers, presented as they state them, and accompanied by what they offer as refutations. This is not the way to do justice to the arguments, or bring them into real contact with his own mind. He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them; who defend them in earnest, and do their very utmost for them. He must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form; he must feel the whole force of the difficulty which the true view of the subject has to encounter and dispose of, else he will never really possess himself of the portion of truth which meets and removes that difficulty. ... So essential is this discipline to a real understanding of moral and human subjects, that if opponents of all important truths do not exist, it is indispensable to imagine them and supply them with the strongest arguments which the most skilful devil's advocate can conjure up.
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Category: constrained-rant; author: The Famous Brett Watson; date: 01-Dec-2004; size: approx 14 KB
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