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Re: Fabian Pascal, completely different?

From: Bruce C. Baker <bcb_at_undisclosedlocation.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 17:48:33 -0500
Message-ID: <dqQpi.9221$lZ7.2913@newsfe20.lga>


"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message news:46a7cff2$0$8839$9a566e8b_at_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.

Somewhere upthread I said that I wasn't going to debate this with you, Bob; I regret not keeping my promise. My apologies for wasting your time. Received on Wed Jul 25 2007 - 17:48:33 CDT

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