far from the point

References in periodicals archive ?
FENCING, says local coach Peter Russell, has the outside image of an elitist sport, but that is far from the point.
We're not far from the point where it will be seen as weird not to be gay.
Rather, the decision on how a commodity is ultimately marketed to consumers is typically made far from the point of production.
But we remain far from the point where our computers and robots seem to have consciousness and personality, said Michael Arbib, a USC professor who has written 20 books on the field of artificial intelligence and brain research.
While great progress has been made, the world is far from the point where justice is applied uniformly.