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Old Tue Nov 14, 2006, 08:19am
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Originally Posted by wadeintothem
u guys and ur messed up degrees.
Yeah, world society has been losing its soul with every passing year since the metric system was invented. Before that, systems of measurement were connected to the world of natural human experience. Now, it is just cold, abstract numbers... I mean, who the heck actually KNOWS what one ten-millionth part of the quadrant of the earth is, let alone the length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second?

I KNOW how far it is from the tip of my nose to my longest fingertip with my arm extended at the shoulder! Who gives a bleep if it is hard to use in calculations... that is what computers are for!
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