[ExI] Basis of Belief
Henrique Moraes Machado
cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 16:13:16 UTC 2008
ABlainey at aol.com February 26, 2008 12:21 PM Basis of Belief
>The point is that ridicule is a form of violence. Not physical violence,
>but it is an invitation to physical violence.
We are chimps, not bonobos. On the contrary, there would be much more sex
and much less violence. :-)
Ridiculing is a powerfull weapon on argumentation. If you make your opponent
look silly and foolish, then you're closer to winning. If you can make your
opponent *feel* silly and foolish then you've definitely won.
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