At 07:42 PM 3/31/99 -0500, joe dees wrote:
>At 01 Apr 1999 01:22:03 +0200, you wrote:
>>Michael Lorrey <email@example.com> writes:
>>> Listen, when you subscribe to the list, you should become familiar
>>> with the ideas and terms used here from the many FAQ lists, other
>>> web pages, and list archives at the extropy website. Asking such
>>> basic questions that have been asked time and time again does
>>> nothing but waste bandwidth and other people's time. If you wish
>>> people to respect you, you should respect the value of their time
>>> and try to use the resources that are available to answer your
>>Checked your serotonin levels recently, Michael? :-)
>>Towards a nicer transhumanism!
>The best definition of a redneck I have ever heard is someone who is
>belligerently ignorant. While Michael Lorrey is far from ignorant, he
>continues to revel in the redneckian belligerence which is only to be
>expected from someone who knowingly and gleefully includes the slogan from
>Tim McVeigh's post-OkCity truckbombing T-shirt in his sig, and "justifies"
>this mass homicide-approving stance by referring to a Waco video which is
>rivalled only by the antiabortion "Silent Scream" in its abject lack of
>objectivity, while daring anyone who might demonstrate the temerity to
>disagree with his skewed politics to "take him on" in a travestric mimicry
>of Suthrn Honor. He is one individual who should be forbidden from buying
>fertilizer and kerosene, especially as he spouts so much of the former while
>pouring the latter on every fire he can find.
Please people. Etiquette and ad hominem are MUTUALLY INCOMPATIBLE. If you've got a personal issue with somebody on the list, e-mail them privately.
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