I received the following from a friend by email the other day and thought it summed things up perfectly –
Pythagorean Theorem 24 words.
Lord’s prayer 66 words
Archimedes’ Principle 67 words.
Ten Commandments 179 words.
Gettysburg address 286 words
US Declaration of Independence 1,300 words.
US Constitution with all 27 Amendments 7,818 words.
EU regulations on the sale of cabbage 26,911 words.
SORT OF PUTS THINGS INTO PROPER PERSPECTIVE, DOESN’T IT?