It appears on a number of websites, and I was unable to track down the actual source. So...The aorist tense is characterized by its emphasis on punctiliar action; that is, the concept of the verb is considered without regard for past, present, or future time. There is no direct or clear English equivalent for this tense, though it is generally rendered as a simple past tense in most translations.
1) Does anyone know the origin of this particular quote?
2) And how would you respond to it? I know what I said... But I'd be interested in any comments from list μαθηταὶ ἐξηρτισμένοι.