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Filosophy of Phishing 22

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Titus said that in China there had been simple fishermen who, because of this Equilibrium, could catch enormous fish using cane-poles and a single strand of silk. "A line breaks” Titus said, "at a stress point. But if the fisherman experiences no stress and if he transmits this experience through his hands to his pole, to his line, to his hook, then there will be no stress point, therefore no point at which the strand can break." By virtue of this principle, he said, fishermen could hook the biggest fish that swam and still coax them at last into their waiting hands....


David James Duncan, The River Why, p.274


Note: This is the first quotation that is unaltered from the author's original. The River Why is a philosophy of phishing.

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