The vain pursuit of perfection

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December 21, 2011
The Partial Observer
by James Leroy Wilson  
Posted in Commentary

"In 1978, the horse Affirmed won the Triple Crown: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. No horse has done it since. A few have missed it by just a nose in the Belmont. As the years go by, however, the pursuit of the Triple Crown has become an albatross." (12/20/11)

http://partialobserver.com/article.cfm?id=3706  

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