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Re: Bob Badour:your credentials

From: Rich Ryan <rryan_at_cshore.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2006 01:51:56 GMT
Message-ID: <0jqhg.40701$fb2.23571@newssvr27.news.prodigy.net>

"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message news:hBhhg.18361$A26.423189_at_ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca...
> David Cressey wrote:
>
> > "Rich Ryan" <rryan_at_cshore.com> wrote in message
> > news:iJ6hg.132882$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.

"antipathy" By definition "an object of aversion". Bob, you nailed it.

>
> 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 - 20:51:56 CDT

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