Well, maybe I am cranky then, 'cos I don't see the fun.
What I'm seeing is the claim that there's "saint
inflation." That's worth considering. But there are other ways
to differentiate; once you hit monk or so, you know that among those with
a lot of XP are folks
here who really know what they're talking about (I shan't name names,
because, well, you're in the group of people who know the difference!), and others who got there simply by
being around a lot (I'll give you one name for that category).
Maybe I'm taking the "Monk" motif too seriously here. But the point is, you reach the stage of enlightenment, and
you're not supposed to care any more. The Joneses become invisible, rather than
something up with which to keep.
Update it's in the same thread, so you're probably looking at it, but let me say turnstep is saying clearly the things I've been
Call me cranky, 'cos I'd like to promote that attitude.
Philosophy can be made out of anything. Or less -- Jerry A. Fodor
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