OT Re: [elfscript] Helge's intellectual dishonesty
> I have already shown that this is a dishonest and false representationSo what you are _really_ saying is that he was essentially right all along? Or
> of my actual claim. But I want to further highlight Helge's
> intellectual dishonesty by pointing out that here Helge has not only
> quoted me selectively, but has deliberately attempted to change the
> meaning of what he did quote by substituting his own qualifying
> adjective, "mere" (one of his dismissive favorites), for my own, which
> was "essentially". For what I wrote was:
> "it [the sentence] is essentially a word-for-word translation of the
> source English sentence"
> where "essentially" means: "at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature;
essentially wrong? Or essentially what he was really attempting to imply was that
<insert whatever wizbang theory is needed>?
Wow, essentially you can have a "each way bet" and have essentially what ever the
sentence needs to essentially be.
Fascinating really the use of words like "essentially" and "imply" etc. are required to
help convey the hidden and deeper meaning of a sentance. Methinks a certain person
has been reading one too many "conspiracy theories" (a-la _the DaVinci Code_).