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Response to cbayer (Reply #12)

Thu Jan 16, 2014, 01:41 PM

25. Except that your only criterion

 

for deciding whether an approach would be effective is whether it would be effective with YOU. You take no heed to people who think differently than you do. Your own personal experience and feelings are always the deciding factors.

And yes, sometimes being blunt and dismissive, and calling nonsense what it is, is far more effective at convincing people than wishy-washy, mealy-mouthed accommodationist crap, like "well, I sorta kinda think you're wrong about the earth being 10,000 years old, but I still respect your opinion, and I guess we can't be absolutely sure about anything, can we?"

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