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Re: Why result to insults instead of reasoned arguements? Was: The wisdom of the object mentors

From: Marshall <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com>
Date: 4 Jun 2006 16:17:19 -0700
Message-ID: <1149463039.005188.264720@h76g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>


Laurent Bossavit wrote:
> Marshall,
>
> > Ha ha. Note that we are not in meatspace now, but on usenet.
>
> You're saying that as if they were separate universes.
>
> We're professionals in the same field; it's possible we might bump into
> each other at a conference, for instance, or at a job interview. On that
> basis, I conduct my conversations with people here no differently than I
> would if we were scheduled to meet tomorrow IRL.

I see. You're saying that I should be afraid to speak my truth, on the basis that one day I might need you to hire me.

Do you think that is good policy for society?  

Marshall Received on Sun Jun 04 2006 - 18:17:19 CDT

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