Thursday, November 18, 2004

Got the fixin-to-die blues 

In a newsletter sent by the Adam Smith Institute I read a very funny anecdote.
Professor Steven Schwartz told an ASI seminar of the time he'd given a very controversial lecture. One of his students came up and said "Professor, is it possible to get a copy of that paper?" "It's a bit contentious," he replied. "I might publish it posthumously." "Oh good," said the student. "I can hardly wait!"