在正面來看,善於計算的人可以說是精明能幹丶工於心計丶長袖善舞、三思而後行。但在負面來看,善於玩弄政治手腕的策官謀士,我卻只能以calculating wheelers-dealer 狡猾自私的「計算家」來形容他們了。
* 「週日名采」本週主持人 Wordy："數學"
- Wordy: "成也數學,敗也數學"
- Alex: "計算"
* Wikipedia: "加拿大政治"
Photo Credit 攝影图片:
* I took the top photo on September 16, 2010 while attending the Lewis Chessmen exhibition at the Royal Museum in Edinburg, Scotland.
* Bottom photo: Wikipedia "The Lewis Chessmen".
" ... The Lewis Chessmen (or Uig Chessmen, named after the bay
where they were found) are a group of 78 chess pieces from the 12th century
most of which are carved in walrus ivory, discovered in 1831 on the Isle of
Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. They may constitute some of the few
complete medieval chess sets that have survived until today, although it is
not clear if any full set as originally made can be made up from the varied
pieces. They are currently owned and exhibited by the British Museum in
London, which has 67 of them and the Royal Museum in Edinburgh, which has
the rest... "