In a message dated 1/25/2000 7:21:33 PM Pacific Standard Time,
I find Robert Owen's implication that he is somehow in a position to
Make that "misjudge".
>> Owen - that he in a position of greater social authority or
reputation, with the associated connotation that he is automatically
right and Shaun is automatically wrong because of their respective ages
- to be unacceptable as a rational argument, and not really very
acceptable as social behavior, either. Shaun has been on the list
longer than I have. My social instincts say that he's in a position to
judge Owen, not vice versa. >>
Well, he certianly slung out a litany of assumptions about Shaun's character.
Assumptions so unlike Shaun to those who have known him for a long time that
it seemed (to me) *just plain silly* to jump to such conclusions.
Maybe silliness merits kindness. ; )
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