On May 29, 2008, at 5:03 AM, Dave Bass wrote:

> It's a question of whether you learn top-down, or bottom-up. Different
> people have different learning preferences.

The trouble with bottom-up is that it will take you forever to reach  
the top. :) With top-down, you start with your ultimate objective, and  
stop when you've gone down far enough. That way you don't have to  
learn subatomic physics in order to make a cherry pie.

///ark