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  • timbearcub
    ... Shortsighted? You making fun of my glasses?!? ;-) :-P ... eyes*
    Message 1 of 90 , Nov 11, 2005
      :-D

      Shortsighted? You making fun of my glasses?!? ;-) :-P

      --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com, MissPeter <peter@m...> wrote:
      >
      > I find this shortsighted, mean and hurtful.
      >
      > On 11/10/05, timbearcub <tim@t...> wrote:
      > > I know it was SO evil how I apologised for any hurt caused. *rolls
      eyes*
      > >
      > > Thing is, you have to know the difference between ad hominem attacks
      > > and stating an opinion or questioning someone's motives? I was
      > > expressing something I believe in, and asking a question (which never
      > > got answered) - now other people may not agree; but I wasn't
      > > expressing it to attack anyone personally.
      > >
      > > But also remember that focusing purely on emotional issues can be as
      > > much a tactic as ad-hominem attacks - as a distraction technique, For
      > > example Republicans and fundies are very good at that atm...the
      > > argument goes from a discussion of the matter in hand (e.g. rights
      > > issues, podcasting, Adam's response) into a mud-slinging personality
      > > match, thus avoiding the more pertinent yet damaging issues.
      > >
      > > Nice call...</sarcasm>
      >
      > --
      >
      > http://www.musicNerve.com - strange music for strange people
      >
    • timbearcub
      ... Shortsighted? You making fun of my glasses?!? ;-) :-P ... eyes*
      Message 90 of 90 , Nov 11, 2005
        :-D

        Shortsighted? You making fun of my glasses?!? ;-) :-P

        --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com, MissPeter <peter@m...> wrote:
        >
        > I find this shortsighted, mean and hurtful.
        >
        > On 11/10/05, timbearcub <tim@t...> wrote:
        > > I know it was SO evil how I apologised for any hurt caused. *rolls
        eyes*
        > >
        > > Thing is, you have to know the difference between ad hominem attacks
        > > and stating an opinion or questioning someone's motives? I was
        > > expressing something I believe in, and asking a question (which never
        > > got answered) - now other people may not agree; but I wasn't
        > > expressing it to attack anyone personally.
        > >
        > > But also remember that focusing purely on emotional issues can be as
        > > much a tactic as ad-hominem attacks - as a distraction technique, For
        > > example Republicans and fundies are very good at that atm...the
        > > argument goes from a discussion of the matter in hand (e.g. rights
        > > issues, podcasting, Adam's response) into a mud-slinging personality
        > > match, thus avoiding the more pertinent yet damaging issues.
        > >
        > > Nice call...</sarcasm>
        >
        > --
        >
        > http://www.musicNerve.com - strange music for strange people
        >
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