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Re: Political Correctness

Oct 18, 1996 07:03 AM
by JRC

On Fri, 18 Oct 1996, Bart Lidofsky wrote:

> JRC wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, Bart Lidofsky wrote:
> > >
> > >       Hey, if someone who claims to be dedicated to the truth wants to force
> > > lies down the throats of the rest of us, that's their privilege. But I
> > > reserve the right to point out their unequivocal equivocation (have fun
> > > with your dictionary!).
> > >
> > >       Bart Lidofsky
> > >
> > By all means do ... but so far all we've seen from you is a completely
> > unsupported normative statement that appears to represent little other
> > than a completely crystallized piece of childish defensiveness hatched by
> > a mind with absolutely no openness to any idea other than the one he's
> > concluded is the only correct one. We've had many a soul come on to this
> > list, sit on a throne, and speak to it as though they know the truth - not
> > speaking to equals with the intent to persuade, but as down to children
> > .. ooooohhhhhh are you gonna be *fun* to play with.
> 	In other words, if logic doesn't work, call the poster names.

Read your post - the one I was responding to - *that* is what you call
"logic"? Saying anyone who holds a particular position is someone who is
"shoving lies down everyone's throat"? Gee ... that's a definition of
"logic" that my dictionary apparently missed.

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