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MR: Disc: Saber es poder
Tadhg signed a missive parenthetically thus:
> > > (Ominpotence without omniscience is damn dangerous.)
To which Leifr replied,
> > It is also impossible, if you don't know everything, then you don't KNOW
> > what you can't do, therefore you're not omnipotent.
Ld Henry Best explained it this way:
> Omniscience is an incidental byproduct of omnipotence. If one is
> all-powerful, then amongst one's powers is omniscience.
Which reminds Alfredo,
My people have a saying, "Saber es poder", which means
"To know is to be able". (I have taken the liberty of
renaming this thread to that dicho, since it seems more
appropriate to the topic than "Pay-to-Fight".
I believe the English might also have a proverb about
the link between knowledge and power.
Henry goes on to say,
> It's the same kind of semantic redundancy that Father Guido Sarducci
> pointed out in the phrase "forever and ever".
Or "take thy shoes from off thy feet", which is equally redundant
but admittedly harder to work into a conversation.
Alfredo el Bufon
Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia
So, where the hell was Biggles, when you needed him last Saturday?
And where are all the sportsmen who used to pull you through?
They're all resting down in Cornwall, writing up their memoirs
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