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RE: validity of viewpoints

Redford, John
February 10, 2000 13:25
RE: validity of viewpoints
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>From: Joshua N Pritikin []
>Sure, except that occationally you will see people who are able to walk
>on water.  I think it's worth the navigating the schools of piranha,
>unpredictable floods, and fearsome undertow in order to share their
>blessed company.  The dug is thick, but not infrequently I am struck
>with awe in the dizzying sparkle of their brilliance.

Not hardly.

The tone of the list is shaped by the lack of respect of the members
for each others view points. There is an assumption of stupidity or
ignorance. Usually the assumption is fairly accurate on all sides.

It is much easier to be polite about a subject that does not affect
your daily life.

It is much more important to be polite about a subject which does
affect your daily life.

John Redford
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