Re: Heston's speech

From: Neal Blaikie (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 15:08:45 MST

Brian D Williams wrote:

> wrote:
> > The speech conflates several different issues - some cases of
> >ridiculous behavior, like punishing the 8-year-old kisser, with
> >some not-so-ridiculous cases, like the media portrayals of
> >millenium nuts. Standard rhetorical tactic for building support
> >for your side of certain issues - link it to other issues where no
> >reasonable person would disagree with you.
> Giving the other side a taste of their own medicine, bet they don't
> like it much....

Hey, Brian, can you define what you mean by "other side"? And why this
obsession with sides? How does this fit in with "onward and upward"? I
see conflicting viewpoints being embraced here.

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