...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



Man with fake badge and real gun, but no training, gets private data:

“He identified himself as a law enforcement agency and it’s just not true,” alleged Assistant District Attorney John N. Gradel, explaining the nature of the charges lodged against Baumgartner. “The cell phone carriers relied on his representations as a law enforcement agent and turned over the records immediately.”
The danger, Gradel alleged, is that Baumgartner held himself out as a law-enforcement professional when he had no training in the field.
“You can’t hold yourself out to be something you’re not, there’s just too much at stake. Anything could happen.
Carl Hessler Jr/The Reporter
Something you're not. Anything could happen.

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