Re: List Rules Part 1 (Was: Ad hominem? I think not.)

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Fri Nov 23 2001 - 21:53:37 MST

>From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <>
>Subject: Re: List Rules Part 1 (Was: Ad hominem? I think not.)
>Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 12:26:40 -0500
>Randy Smith wrote [to Samantha]:
> >
> > As for ad hom attacks, you yourself are probably the worst I have seen
> > this list, and only about three or four other people are in the
> >
> > Don't make me break out the archives, either, cuz you aint gonna like
> > smell....
>I see. So now both I and Samantha are being targeted as alleged past
>offenders? Well, I can only speak for myself, but:

Well, maybe someone else singled you out, but not me. I read only a
fraction of the posts on this list, but AFAIK you have always been quite

>Break out the archives. Put up or shut up. Otherwise it's just an
>unsupported, unsubstantiated smear attack.

I cannot believe anyone on this list can think that Atkins (both) have not
engaged in blatant ad hom attacks. I refer to a time period of at least a

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

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