he said that the purpose of R & D isn't just to experiment, but to provide models of experiments that others can replicate.
A + for experimentation
C+ for modeling and replication
it was a very important conversation for Jvo and I to have together with Len (yesterday am over breakfast), because we both get really nervous about being self-aggrandizing.
"Get over it...your job is to carve new paths, and you have to tell people what works for you and why or else you're just working too hard for a local church that probably doesn't fully understand how significant this truly is."
p.s. that "quote" above was really more a smashing-together of a 15minute manifesto...which we're both still processing :)