[linux-elitists] Re: random questions
Karsten M. Self
Mon Dec 10 00:08:20 PST 2001
on Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 11:45:59PM -0800, Rick Moen (email@example.com) wrote:
> begin Karsten M. Self quotation:
> > As I've said elsewhere, borrowed from "The Art of Hosting Good
> > Conversations":
> > Remember that both civility and nastiness are contagious.
> > http://www.rheingold.com/texts/artonlinehost.html
> Let's get specific, shall we? Let us know what nastiness you spot in
> the quoted post, please:
> begin Ron Guerin quotation:
> > I'm just pleased to be on a list where people are informed enough to
> > know who Kim Philby was.
> I highly recommend his small but deft volume of memoirs, _My Secret
> War_. Much more interesting and worthwhile than, say, Wright's
> _Spycatcher_, which came out about the same time.
> Just the thing to take along to your CIA job interview. ;->
> I value your feedback. Was there any specific part of that that invited
> rude personal comments about my having "a greater desire to be deceived
> than even a devout Mormon"? Please tell us which part that would be.
It's not the provocation, but the response, I was referring to.
You know this tune, Rick.
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