[ RadSafe ] [IR]rational Thought, Busby, and Goethe: was, RE: Rational Thought

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Wed Oct 5 19:32:51 CDT 2011

At 12:15 PM 10/5/2011, you wrote:
>Hello all,
>I appreciate C. Busby feeling the need to explain the nature of his [now
>former] yacht which he enjoys sailing, as listed on page 25 of his current
>CV, but to paraphrase a famous Brit,  "the man doth protest too much". I
>don't know much about sailing, having only taken advantage of some of my
>lawyer yacht-owner friends to go sailing. Of interest, Busby mentions in his
>current CV also enjoying "sailing" his "65 ton 1903 Dutch Barge Marius
>(which belonged to Susan Ross of New York) based in France in which he is
>creeping south". How many m^2 of sail does  it takes to propel a 65 ton
>Also, who is Susan Ross, the former owner of the 65 ton Barge owned and
>sailed by Busby,  other than the name of a character on the Seinfeld TV show
>based in NYCity? And no matter who she is or was, what is the point of
>mentioning the former owner of one of their recreational possessions in
>their CV? I know Charles Dickens' publisher paid him for his books by the
>word and this is partly why Dickens' books are so long. But is Busby
>compensated from his CV, by the word? I suppose this case could be made
>since it is used for him to attempt qualification as an "Expert Witness" in
>legal proceedings.

(Stewart Farber)

         My guess is that Busby throws in that minutiae to muddy the water.

Steven Dapra


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