Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Gentry's Hammer

Current formulations. These laws apply to the creation of laws, I've noticed ;-)

Gentry's Hammer To be good at something, you must first be bad at it.


Gentry's Scythe Everything that is not fundimental is a distraction.

Gentry's Anvil Fundimentals are simple and hard.

4 comments:

Luke said...

I have a problem with "Gentry's Hammer". I'm having a hard time swallowing the inclusion of the name Gentry in a principle that has to do with the acceptance, even if just for a short time, of being bad at something. This Gentry line does not tolerate doing things poorly well, as you know.

Matt Dick said...

In my experience no Gentry accepts being less than excellent, and there is no question that Josh is the least tolerant of his own performance.

Josh Gentry said...

You can think of formulating these laws as therapy for me ;-)

Holly said...

Happy New Year- thanks for the great comments and am looking forward to reading more of your posts.

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