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

From: Andrew McDonagh <news_at_andmc.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 00:26:15 +0100
Message-ID: <e5vq76$egg$1@news.freedom2surf.net>


Marshall wrote:
> Andrew McDonagh wrote:

>> Marshall wrote:
>>
>> Should Robert (or Object mentor) and the others who have suffered the
>> amount of abuse and insults on this thread, wish too, they could easily
>> start court proceeding for Libel against the other party.

>
> I see. You're saying that people should be afraid to speak their
> truth, because if they expose a charlatan, that person might sue.

Not at all.

But there's a huge difference between pointing out that they think someone's opinion on a subject is wrong AND using that as basis for attempted character assignation.

>
> Do you think that is a good policy for society?

No, abuse and insults are not good for society.

>
> Also: I note that truthfulness is an absolute defense against libel.

So long as that version of truth is held by the courts.

>
>
> Marshall
>
Received on Sun Jun 04 2006 - 18:26:15 CDT

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