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Response to cleanhippie (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 9, 2013, 07:27 PM

11. I imagine if they are serious, and you want to engage them fruitfully and respectfully...

... you have only two choices:

One would be to ask them to clarify what they mean by "equal" and the other would be to explain politely that you don't feel you can discuss the topics on that basis, and suggest a different and presumably neutral and respectful conceptual matrix for the discussion.

On the other hand, if you just want to point out how wrong they are, or validate your own point of view, you can expose them to ridicule.

Your time & effort, your choice.

helpfully,
Bright

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