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Re: Troll vs. Crank

From: x <x_at_not-exists.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 17:14:46 +0300
Message-ID: <e78vl1$rvg$1@nntp.aioe.org>

"Marshall" <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com> wrote in message news:1150480472.643099.135200_at_f6g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> Sometimes our vocabulary limits our understanding.
> (The "Sapir-Whorf hypothesis".) I think this has been
> happening to me lately.

> But until lately, I haven't really had a concept, or a term, to
> describe someone who *does* believe his own posts, but whose posts are
> nonetheless of no redeeming value. (I am unclear how this hole
> in my understanding has persisted for so long--an excess of
> faith in human nature, perhaps. I am also beginning to believe
> I posess a certain gullibility.)

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