Re: New X-humanist forums (was/is: Not all>H'sareExtropians(was RE: >H SLASH: Current topics.)

From: Doug Jones (
Date: Sat Jun 24 2000 - 15:48:26 MDT

Brian Manning Delaney wrote:
> Natasha Vita-More wrote:
> > I don't know who
> > this guy or gal was. But making a remark
> > that it was a past romance of
> > mine was quite rude.
> That's NOT what I did.
> If you're not simply trying to score debating points (badly, I
> might add), I can only conclude that English -- or, certainly,
> American English -- is not your native language (your odd
> assumption that "boyfriend" has to refer to a lover who is boy
> is the more obvious ex.). If so, please slow down before
> responding.

Brian, in all my exerience as a american speaking english, "boyfriend"
and "girlfirend" have the connotation of being intimate, usually sexual,

> >> Towards the Good,
> > I don't believe this.
> Then you a petty, blindly tribal, small-minded human being --
> or, at a minimum, are acting like one.
> Towards the Good (with not everyone on board, unfortunately),
> Brian.

Delaney, you have a tendency to use rhetoric in the place of reason,
sweeping generalizations in place of detail, and cheap personal shots as
it pleases you. You have some odd obsession with circumcision and
judaism, and have succeeded in making me, a disinterestd third party,
utterly unwilling to read any more of your postings.


Doug Jones
Rocket Plumber, XCOR Aerospace

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