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16 Re: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway on Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:51 am

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Da lil Guy wrote:Gave it a start but didn't get in too far before I got distracted. Will try to pick it back up shortly!

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17 Re: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:07 am

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TheAvatar wrote:Can I get the executive summary? I'm a huge fan of Genesis as well but I never connected with Lambs. I know all their other (especially the early ones) albums though ...

It's not easy to do an executive summary of it, it was hard enough to do it in under 20 pages to be honest.

18 Re: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway on Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:40 pm

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SpezDispenser wrote:
TheAvatar wrote:Can I get the executive summary? I'm a huge fan of Genesis as well but I never connected with Lambs. I know all their other (especially the early ones) albums though ...

It's not easy to do an executive summary of it, it was hard enough to do it in under 20 pages to be honest.

Who was it that said "If I only had more time, I would have written less." or something like that.


Off to google ... google fails to come up with a concrete answer. Blaise Pascal wrote:

“Je n’ai fait celle-ci plus longue que parce que n’ai pas eu le loisir de la faire plus courte”

Which translates to:

The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.

However some cite that he was kinda-sorta quoting either Cicero or Cato. But I could have sworn the quote I was thinking of was not for a letter but a scientific or philosophical essay.

In any case, if I had more time to research it I probably would have just written the quote and the attribution, instead of all this.

19 Re: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway on Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:46 pm

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That's how I would view an executive summary in this instance - like a brand new project where I'd have to get out my notes on the origins of the ideas and start branching it back to the beginning, deciding where I would cut things out and what people 'need' to know for the story to still float.

I stand by what I said though, this is a good piece - possibly my most creative piece. I strongly recommend taking the 20 minutes to read it. If you dig it, great, if not, no harm, no foul.

20 Re: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway on Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:32 pm

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21 Re: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway on Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:00 pm

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PTFlea wrote:smokeweedeveryday

That explains your outrageous contract prediction for The Hoffer.

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