[LMB] OT: The End of Slavery
fishman at panix.com
Sun Sep 5 17:31:40 BST 2021
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From: "Raymond Collins" <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold."
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Bcc: fishman at panix.com
Sent: 9/5/2021 5:10:22 AM
Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: The End of Slavery
>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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