Thursday, March 26, 2009

palsgraf-walk Courtoon

3 Responses to “Thursday, March 26, 2009”

  1. Ryan Says:

    I love it! You need a whole series of Palsgraf Cartoons!

  2. Bill Says:

    I always thought “the eye of ordinary vigilance” thing was creepy. I mean, what is it–just some ordinary disembodied eye that goes around paying an ordinary amount of attention to things? If so, why would it mistake a can of dynamite for a bundle of discarded newspapers to be kicked or trod upon with impunity? And how is a disembodied eye going to kick or trod on anything anyway? Why would there be a can of dynamite just lying around?

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Check out this comic about Palsgraf: I first saw it in my torts book.
    Bill: The link makes the eyes of ordinary vigilance really creepy.

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