[ExI] Favorite ~H+ Movies.

Joseph Bloch joseph at josephbloch.com
Mon Jun 25 03:40:59 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org [mailto:extropy-chat-
> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Mike Dougherty
> Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2007 10:12 PM
> To: ExI chat list
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Favorite ~H+ Movies.
> On 6/24/07, Joseph Bloch <joseph at josephbloch.com> wrote:
> > > absolutely.  I even agree with Joseph Bloch about the cheese.
> >
> > Gadzooks! Is agreeing with me so far-out that it deserves an "even"? ;-)
> I was agreeing with John, and "even" (as in "also") adding the
> agreement about cheesiness.  Many people seem to defend their posts
> from any kind of opposition.  I have felt like every suggestion I've
> made to this thread has been met with a "no, that's dumb" comment -
> but I should know better than to look for appreciation for
> contributing.  That's not sour grapes, I acknowledge that this medium
> is mostly about arguments over agreements.  I think sometimes if
> you're succinct enough for people to read your posts, you risk being
> too terse; if too wordy, your posts are ignored.  If you say something
> that has no opposition, there is rarely a reply in agreement with a
> well constructed statement.  So it leaves opposition and bickering as
> common modes.
> ... and sometimes the use of the most innocuous connective word has
> unintended consequential meaning.  Thanks for pointing it out so I
> could (attempt to) explain.

Bah... Blame my own insecurities based on a number of factors you are in
absolutely no position to apprehend. Good answer. 

Besides, you agreed with me about a subjective matter of art. That gains you
a point in my book. 


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