[ExI] Use of Irony, or Miscommunication? (Was Re: Global Temperatures to Decrease)
pharos at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 17:04:52 UTC 2008
On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 5:38 PM, Damien Broderick wrote:
> There were two steps in what I posted.
> The first was to point out *from your own source* that what you were
> citing made exactly the *contrary* argument to yours.
> The second, bracketed after my name, was ironical: a sort of
> equivalent bogus "argument" proving that traffic on highways is
> slowing down. What my sarcastic counter-example tried to undermine
> was the structure of inference in Lee's post.
This reply is so ironical, it has become post-ironical, gone into
another universe and come back round the other side.
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