Neal Blaikie wrote:
> Brian D Williams wrote:
> > CurtAdams@aol.com 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.
The 'other side' has no interest in 'onward and upward'. They want
'backward and down': primitivist tyranny. O & E is an extropic ideal,
not an entropic one.
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