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perrin at apotheon.com
Wed Nov 14 14:44:45 PST 2007
On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 10:31:14AM -0500, Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> You're aware that by offering your opinion while chastising people for
> doing likewise, you're contributing to the topic you're chastising, right?
Actually . . . I thought the points were made well. I think perhaps you
have a misconception about what was intended. My understanding is that
the previous post was intended to chastise someone for an unthinking,
reactionary response, and point out a more reasonable alternative, while
I suspect yours was that the previous post was nothing more than a
knee-jerk "Can't we all just get along?" with random opinions thrown in
-- and you objected to the opinions part, but not the "Can't we all just
I personally find vapid, insipid "Can't we all just get along?"
statements odious and unproductive. I found the post to which you
replied well reasoned and valuable, if a little abrasive.
CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
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