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Re: Bob Badour:your credentials

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2006 15:57:01 GMT
Message-ID: <hBhhg.18361$A26.423189@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


David Cressey wrote:

> "Rich Ryan" <rryan_at_cshore.com> wrote in message
> news:iJ6hg.132882$F_3.45678_at_newssvr29.news.prodigy.net...
>

>>"Mikito Harakiri" <mikharakiri_nospaum_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message
>>news:1149564416.700225.276570_at_h76g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
>>
>>>Rich Ryan wrote:
>>>
>>>>Do you work? You are very acerbic. So who the heck are you?
>>>
>>>Does it really matter? Stick to the topic.
>>
>>Yes and no. Thanks. But that guy pushes my buttons, just like my brother
>>does.

>
> He ain't your brother. He's a heavy.
>
> In one sense, his credentials don't matter any more than yours or mine.
> There's an easy way to get him to explain his credentials: call him a "self
> aggrandizing ignorant" and wait for him to defend himself. However, he may
> have anticipated this gambit, so the element of surprise may have been
> lost.

If anyone thinks what I do here aggrandizes me, they ought to give their head a shake. What I do here earns me near universal antipathy.

If anyone doubts that stupid, ignorant morons can gain credentials, like PhD's for instance, or like publication of one's work, one need only read about the Sokal Affair. Received on Tue Jun 06 2006 - 10:57:01 CDT

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