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Analytically proves too much

Posted by Sipes on April 25, 2004

In Reply to: Proves too much posted by ESC on April 24, 2004

: : What does it mean to say that something proves too much?

: It turns out to be overwhelming. "She was working two jobs but it proved too much for her."

I meant it in more of a philosophical context. For example, Professor A says "Whatever the intent of the violator, the harm is the same." Professor B ripostes: "Ah, that proves too much."