Re: META: Getting the facts straight

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jun 27 2000 - 08:23:25 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <>
> >Does anyone actually know these "Stan Kretler" and "Carl Bonzer"
> >people? I ask because it is a known behavior pattern for certain types
> >of people to make accusatory posts, then chime in in their own defense
> >via "morphs". If Stan Kretler and Carl Bonzer are real people, then I
> >do apologize for raising the issue, but the question does need to be
> >asked.
> Actually I had the same thought, merely because it seemed that Bonzer was
> defending Brian even *more* than Brian was defending himself. I didn't
> bring it up because surely Bonzer will deny being a morph (whether or not
> its true) and there's no way to prove it without having a f2f with Brian and
> Bonzer -- something I have *no* interest in doing.

Which is why I don't particularly care about a mental shootout. I figured he
would invent someone to administer an 'IQ' test to him... Its hard to have a
real shootout when the other guy is a phantom.

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