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masque at pobox.com
Mon Jul 22 18:41:06 CDT 2002
On Monday, July 22, 2002, at 06:46 PM, Tkil wrote:
> It's a variant on the fish fable:
> Give someone a fish, and they eat for a day;
> Teach someone to fish, and they eat for a lifetime.
And the result, if you don't provide a good-faith basis for your help
request (as Tkil so aptly describes,) is that you will find that people
use the following variant instead:
Build a man a fire and you keep him warm for the night;
Set a man on fire and you keep him warm for the rest of his life.
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