Re: Huh?!

Max More (
Mon, 07 Jul 1997 23:01:40 -0700

At 06:10 PM 7/7/97 -0400, Rick wrote:
>Max More wrote:
>> This was obviously written by the possibly psychotic [snip]
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>This strikes me as an ad hominem attack, regarded by many as
>distasteful. I, personally, find that ad hominem attacks can be quite a
>lot of fun from time to time, but felt obligated to point this out given
>its inclusion in a missive criticizing another writer for his rude
>communication style.

Rick, don't get me started! What I said about Ian Cruikshank was *far* more
restrained than he deserves. Just go and have a conversation with him on
something that you disagree about. I've *never* interacted with someone so
extremely unpleasant. Even his web site partner seems embarrassed by IC's
style of communication.


Max More, Ph.D.
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