January 16, 2009

Snake eating its own tail and head at the same time

Giovanni Bearzi writes in Conservation Biology (When swordfish conservation biologists eat swordfish):
In an ideal world, people should elect sensible representatives through the democratic process so that laws and regulations will allow us to make good choices.
In an ideal world people would make good choices - period. And I can say no more about the sentence because its circular logic has boggled my mind.

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