Fanfic (OT?)

Gili Bar-Hillel abhillel at
Thu Apr 19 11:12:14 EDT 2001

>From: "Sally Odgers" <sodgers at>

>It's a bit like letting people loose with a ready-made cake that's been
>cooked and cooled, mixing up the icing for them and supplying the
>decorations. They "learn" that "a cake is cook and ready to decorate". Not
>so! When they make their *own* cake it will be warm and will need cooling.
>They "learn" that "icing comes in a smooth, ready-to-apply consistency. Not
>so! They have to unlearn that and learn that "icing comes in lumps and fits
>and starts and has to be beaten into submission".

Good metaphors. I see your point.
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