dirty leeds wrote:Cheers Musta. Very helpful.
So it is kinda a version of our, 'So let's say for argument's sake that we did this to the extreme degree... '
And not, 'I confirm we saw all the training of every team, we admit it'.
Let's hope the EFL/FA understand this important difference, or at least they do after Leeds United have pointed it out.
That the vast majority of the media didn't really get it is no surprise.
Now, of course, there are the questions about which teams specifically we did watch and how we managed to do that.
And, following on from the latter, what is classed as honest, if brazen, behaviour, and what might be regarded as genuinely sneaky shit.
[They are asking about 'paying off' employees of other clubs, though, and possibly wondering about [maybe] paying off nearby householders? That kind of thing?]
That's exactly what it is.
He's taking a worst possible interpretation stance for the sake of argument and to simplify the investigation.
He's not saying he did it, he's saying "for the sake of argument let's say I did, and see where it gets us".
This is synthesis. The opposite is analysis, where you get bogged down in an endless investigation into what happened where and when in individual cases, and , given we can assume that others have been doing similar, we're getting into a potentially pointless and endless mess.
Whether this is a wise course of action I'm not sure.
Mirrors and copulation are abominable, since they both multiply the numbers of men.