The Parable of the Boiled Frog LO19920

Eugene Taurman (
Thu, 19 Nov 1998 08:46:02 -0600

Replying to LO19898 --

At 05:00 PM 11/17/98 -0500, you wrote:

>C.J. Saft in The Parable of the Boiled Frog LO19864 asked if the parable
>were true. I read the same article as Rick about the Myth Debunking.
>Maybe it isn't true, but it is a good metaphor.
>After all, Deming said:
> "All models are wrong, some models are useful."
>And I've never boiled any myself, although I have various recipes for
>making "Gack" on my webpage.

I have. In a hot tub with Jacuzzi. It is blissful and comfortable until
you pass out. But for my wife I might have boiled or simply drowned. As
the temperature slowly rises you just relax and after a period it is too
much and you do not know it.

So I believe the boiled frog is literally true though I do not the

Eugene Taurman

What you are is determined by the thoughts that dominate your mind.
Paraphrase of Proverbs Ch 23 vs 7 KJV


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