Re: Ad hominem? I think not.

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Wed Nov 21 2001 - 09:08:58 MST

John Clark wrote:
> Hey Eliezer, Curious <> just wrote " Bin laden could drop
> Biological-Bomb instead of ONLY crashing WTC. i think Bin Laden was VERY polite!"
> I wonder, do you think this is reasonable discourse too, would you criticizes me if I
> called even this bozo an idiot?

It would be criticizable to a very small extent as ad hominem, but too
small an extent for me to bother about it, due to the lack of spelling and
punctuation and, in a word, effort.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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