Re: Dis-engagement (was New X-humanist forums)

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sat Jun 24 2000 - 18:40:25 MDT

Brian Manning Delaney wrote:
> I'm violating my stated intent to remain silent for a few days,
> because of the seeming absurdity of your post, Max.

Brian, you seem to be acting really selectively here. From your
unsupported assertions to much lackadaisical commentary and off the cuff
commentary that has no basis in fact, you've gone and managed to annoy a
large number of the active list participants, all the while insisting
that you are mr. rosy and innocent.

Your off list friends may agree with you, but based on what you posted
that you showed them, you apparently only presented them with posts that
put you in a good light. Natasha had not participated in any of your
prior discussions, but you for some odd reason felt the need to go off
and insult and impunge her as well. When Max rose to tell you to step
off, you continued to rake the coals by belittling he and Natasha. Your
behavior is frankly beyond the bounds of acceptable conduct on a list
like ours. If you wish to retain any place here, I would emphatically
suggest you make a sincere and full apology to both Max and Natasha and
let the discussion drop at that.

I imagine, from the way you have conducted yourself here, that you are
the sort of person who gives thanks every day for the fact that duels
are no longer legal means of settling personal disputes of honor. If you
conduct yourself in your real interpersonal relations as you have here,
I would imagine that you would not last long in such an environment. The
idea that you think you can so offhandedly make personal aspersions
about a mans wife and expect no adverse repercussions just boggles the

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