When one loses sight of the BigPicture
because they are too intently focused on the minutiae. -- BrucePennington
Bruce, could you give a more detailed description of these minutiae? -- GarryHamilton
I'm sorry, Garry, I no longer remember the context I used this in. Some of the on-going debates like TruthOfTheBible?, or EmbryonicStemCellResearch, or SkepticalAboutAfterLife get wrapped up in such minutiae that the participants CantSeeTheForestForTheTrees. -- BrucePennington
- Err, ah, Bruce, pleeeze! TongueInCheek? already. -- gh
When you are on the outside looking in, you can see the forest. When you are in the inside looking out, all you see is the trees in the forest. So, get where you want to be. "Get out of the forest, if you don't want to see trees"
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