Re: If we do get Afghanistan, what shall we do with it?

From: Chris Russo (
Date: Tue Nov 20 2001 - 20:29:36 MST

>My personal opinion at this point, for whatever it's worth, is that John
>Clark has lost the current argument between himself and Samantha, having
>resorted to ad hominem arguments without provocation.

You don't necessarily lose an argument by using an ad hominem. You
just can't really win an argument with an ad hominem. The rest of
the argument may well stand on its own.


Chris Russo

"If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought 
or deed, I will gladly change.  I seek the truth, which never yet 
hurt anybody.  It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance 
which does harm."
              -- Marcus Aurelius, MEDITATIONS, VI, 21

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