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At 04:40 PM 11-05-98 +0000, Danny G. wrote: >Dan C, > >> But if I decide I don't >> like someone else on the list, do I have some God-given right to use the >> list as a vehicle to spout my hatred [snip] > >The argument is not about 'hatred' and it seems a touch alarmist of you to have >characterized it in that way. OK, you are probably correct. Not the first time I've overreacted, maybe not the last time ;-) > >I find both comments derisive and both positions distasteful. Yes, this is why everyone jumped on Ben. You can disagree with someone without being crude. You and I are in somewhat disagreement over this issue, yet we are still able to discuss it rationally. >The reason that the >statements were effective is that each has an element of stinging truth running through >and so, the battle lines were drawn. It was here that the clique rallyed to Eric, labeling >Ben as the anti-Christ and where you called for his expulsion from the list. Why not >leave them to settle it among themselves? [snip] Yes, by all mean, but why must it take place on the mailing list? Let them each lace up a pair of hockey skates, and fight it out like real men, somewhere else. ;-) > >As for the central issue, is there a single person out there whom truly cares whether the >matrix meter in the R8 reads snow as well as the F5? The best point yet. Dan C.