[LMB] OT: The End of Slavery
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 5 10:10:22 BST 2021
I called pizza because this conversation is getting acrimonious. Howard
also called pizza. So why don't we set conversation aside until people cool
I'd like anchovies and pineapple please. I feel like exploring. So Pizza,
On Sun, Sep 5, 2021, 12:21 AM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 4, 2021 at 6:22 PM B Van Look <vanlook19 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > But being identified as abusive just makes that individual puff up with
> > pride and a sense of "winning," whereas pointing out the fallacy in their
> > logic drives the point home far more effectively.
> But you haven't demonstrated the existence of any fallacy. And "pointing
> out" a fallacy that you haven't demonstrated only makes you look foolish,
> which only demonstrates that the 'abuse' is accurate.
> Either you lack the capacity to recognize the absurdity of your own
> behavior, or you haven't chosen to engage your capacities enough to meet
> the trivial requirements of recognition. Stupidity-by-lack or
> stupidity-by-choice. Does it matter which?
> Do you really think that anyone derives any satisfaction from refuting
> stupid arguments? It's not a victory, it's a grim and rather unrewarding
> duty. Even taking candy from a baby might provide enjoyment to a
> sufficiently petty and vicious person. This is more like already having
> candy and the baby not being present.
> Matt G.
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