12648Re: Pallavi's question/shape the hell up
- Feb 2, 2004
>freyjartist@a... wrote: (attribution manually added by author)Gene Had written:
> <<It appears to me that this powerpoint file wasFreya responded:
> NOT created by a 12YO girl, although one may
> have been involved in its production.
> I agree with Nina and Bruce's assessment; and
> although some discussion has been forthcoming,
> my suggestion is that yes, the thing is definitely
> manipulative and yes, it does assume that there is
> already a context within the 'reader' which will be
> prompted to react in a certain predictable way, as
> has Jason.
> Babies? Puppies? Kittens?
> Dead babies? Where are the
> dead puppies and dead kittens?
> And Freyja, are you drunk, or what?>>
> Drunk? Why? becauseYou call that an 'assessment'?
> you're not agreeing with
> my assessment?
> Which doesA well-known behaviour of the intoxicated.
> not obviously align with Nina and Bruce's?
> Not drunk, just getting radical here
> The thing is manipulative'Absolutely' was not an attribute
> IF you see it that way,
> that's all, but it doesn't
> mean it absolutely is.
assigned by me!
(straw-man argument fails)
> The other thingWell, duh!
> is, it depends who is viewing
> the thing, who it is being shown to,
> what are the qualities of
> the demographic sample.
(appeal to popularity argument fails)
> People on this list may have differing'Dismiss'? I did not 'dismiss' it at all!
> reactions, but in the spirit of self-inquiry,
> which I am sure is occuring in many of the
> there is no need to dismiss this piece
> out of hand as "manipulative".
Your 'assessment' is still requested!
So far, you have 'assessed' only the
> <<Good grief!Projections noted!
> Oh yeah? so what does Lucy
> say to Charlie Brown when
> he says "Good Grief?"
> "You're such a bonehead, Charlie Brown!"
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