Yesterday, Vala Afshar tweeted out the following
... to which Paul Graham of YCombinator fame responded:
I beg to disagree with Paul, but not how you would expect.
One of the valuable intellectual behaviours one learns from studying Talmud is to analyze a situation from all directions, teasing out all potential logical explanations, no matter how strange or absurd they appear at first.
If all of the following is true: