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Re: [ARSCLIST] Aren't recordings original sources?

On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 1:59 AM, Steven C. Barr <stevenc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Clark Johnsen" <clarkjohnsen@xxxxxxxxx>
>> See, I can't quite decide what you dislike more, the price (admittedly
>> high)
>> or the very concept that a mere cord (!) could make more difference than
>> "a
>> transformer, or rectifier or
>> filter". There being no evidence offered, I'll just have to note that on
>> all
>> wide-range high-resolution audio systems I've ever heard, specialty power
>> cords have wrought major improvements. Granted that's just observational
>> data, but it's the only data so far.
>> And this, in turn, is a NON-verifiable statement...

Beg to differ. For many years I was involved with observational data on
remote sensing (space) programs. There are substantive routines to obtain
verifiability on such data.

> and as such means only that
> YOU...in your own ears and mind...THOUGHT you heard an improvement!?

Not me alone!

And please, enough with the condescension.

> Since one, being human, hears primarily what one WANTS/EXPECTS/WISHES
> to hear...

Or, as stated earlier, DOES NOT hear what one does NOT WANT/EXPECT/WISH to

Works both ways.

> and one presumably laid out a not-inconsiderable sum for a ytterbium-
> plated, zircon-encrusted, magnetically-neutralized, molecularly-realigned,
> whoop-
> te-do power cord...

Back to the ridicule.

Sir, it's a loser's way of arguing. Even at a high-school debate the judges
would mark you down on that. Way down.

> one naturally wants that expenditure to provide results (if
> only to show those uncaring peasants who know no better than to use the
> dommed cord that came with the machine, not even aligning it with the
> Earth's
> magnetic field...?!)!

And again...

One must wonder why you're in such high dudgeon about this.


> Steven C. Barr

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