Re: virus: MAIDS
Kirt A. Dankmyer -- aka Loki (email@example.com)
Wed, 24 Sep 1997 09:14:51 -0400
At 06:06 PM 9/23/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Well, *I'm* interested in the contents of the post, but at the moment I
>can't think of anything to say about it. I'll post when I do.
>In the meantime, I'm busy weeding out the personal attacks you refer to..
>For some people there is no content there is only the dance...content comes
>from within. Personal attacks (deconstructing someone else's argument and
>taking the spoils) is the way some "think"...in fact, it is the social
>equivalent of thinking (Assume for a moment that each person were an idea
>and the combination of each person/idea produced a new idea which destroys
Well, that's all fine and good, but I'm not sure all the elements of the
dance are all "deconstructing someone else's argument and taking the
spoils" -- elements of the dance are dodges, emotional button-pushing, and
empty rhetoric. Amusing in its own way, but not substantive in the way
you're talking about above.
Kirt A. Dankmyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> --- Academic Computing Specialist
http://www.wfu.edu/~dankmyka/ -- (910) 759-4202 -- PGP public key available.
For the Snark _was_ a Boojum, you see. --Lewis Carroll