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Wed Sep 26 22:11:06 UTC 2007
>> "The downside is as follows: the Jean-Luc Picard who you wanted to be
Isn't that the Jean-Luc Picard who celebrated his 135th birthday with
cigars, good scotch and an evening at the brothel on Rigel-7?
Story submitted. Great book.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Cunnington" <cunnington at sympatico.ca>
To: <squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 11:39 AM
Subject: PR Team Request: Submit this story to Slashdot
> Please read the press release for the book 'Squeak By Example', and submit
> the story to Slashdot.
> YOU MUST MENTION SQUEAK'S A PART OF THE OLPC.
> We need to hook into the current wind of G1G1 news spreading throughout
> Q: On the contrary, that is who you wanted to be: someone who was less
> headstrong in his youth, less impulsive, less like me. The downside is as
> follows: the Jean-Luc Picard who you wanted to be, the one who did NOT
> the Nausicaans, had quite a different career from the one you remember.
> Jean-Luc Picard never had a brush with death; he never came face-to-face
> with his own mortality; he never realized how fragile life is, or how
> important each moment must be. So HIS life never came into focus. He
> through most of his career, with no plan or agenda... going from one
> assignment to the next, never seizing the opportunities that presented
> themselves. He never led the away team on Millica 3 to save the
> or took charge of the Stargazer's bridge when its captain was killed...
> no one ever offered HIM a command. He learned to 'play it safe' ... and
> never got noticed by anybody.
> Chris Cunnington
> PR Team leader
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