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Re: Fabian Pascal, completely different?

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 19:35:11 -0300
Message-ID: <46a7cff2$0$8839$9a566e8b@news.aliant.net>


Bruce C. Baker wrote:

> "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.

I can only echo your suggestion right back at you. I did not ask you to look at the Quotes section. I asked you to read his blog in the same spirit as one would read the Quotes section. Received on Wed Jul 25 2007 - 17:35:11 CDT

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