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Re: Is this justifiable?

Jul 17, 1997 00:45 AM
by Tom Robertson

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It wasn't nearly long enough.  I felt personally attacked by the whole
thing, and I may never recover from all of its negative effects.  You
should have apologized for how judgmental you were being in not being
judgmental.  Do you really think you're that superior to judgmental
people?  By claiming non-omniscience, how do you think people who
claim omniscience are going to feel?  And the implicit sexism and
racism that it was full of was obvious to all.  Are you really a
Theosophist?  The "Wheaton oligarchy" might not approve, you know.

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