Re: Netiquette

Date: Wed Jan 26 2000 - 08:41:41 MST

In a message dated 1/25/2000 7:21:33 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

 I find Robert Owen's implication that he is somehow in a position to
 "judge >>

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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