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Re: Fabian Pascal, completely different?

From: Bruce C. Baker <bcb_at_undisclosedlocation.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 17:15:23 -0500
Message-ID: <9XPpi.9217$lZ7.4185@newsfe20.lga>

"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message news:46a7b2f5$0$8863$9a566e8b_at_news.aliant.net...
> Bruce C. Baker wrote:
>
>> "Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message
>> news:46a79455$0$8859$9a566e8b_at_news.aliant.net...
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>>>I have known Fabian for well over a decade. I don't find anything
>>>surprising in the links or in the subject matter he points to now as
>>>"evidence for the suicidal decline of the west".
>>>
>>>That he sees a suicidal decline of the west has not changed one iota
>>>since
>>>I first ran into him in the early 1990's.
>>
>>
>> Look at the book link from the Fall of Knowledge and Reason website:
>>
>> http://www.dbdebunk.com/page/page/4304773.htm
>>
>> and then compare them with the book link in the "AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING
>> COMPLETELY DIFFERENT" section on the original Database Debunkings
>> website:
>>
>> http://www.dbdebunk.com/reading.html
>>
>> Do you see the conservative slant of the former reading list as opposed
>> to
>> the liberal slant of the latter? FP may still believe in the suicidal
>> decline of the West, but his *viewpoint* seems to have shifted 180
>> degrees.
>
> Again, that is not necessarily the case if one looks at the former in the
> same spirit as one looks at the Quotes section of dbdebunk. I suggest you
> try doing so.

I /have/ looked at the quotes on dbdebunk, and AFAICS they are database-related, whereas the two book lists referred to above are /political/ in nature, with the intersection of the two sets of books being the null set.

I suggest that you try responding to what I wrote, Bob, as opposed to what you think I wrote. Received on Wed Jul 25 2007 - 17:15:23 CDT

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