[ExI] "Death gives meaning to life?"

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Thu Jun 12 16:01:55 UTC 2008

At 08:26 AM 6/12/2008 -0700, Mark wrote:

> >I might be influenced by my professional training as a lawyer, but I
> >strongly prefer ad personam rather than ad rem arguments, whenever
> >they are promptly available.
>And I might be influenced by my interest in logics and philosophy, 
>but I find ad hominem (btw, is there any difference?)

Of course there is (is your google key broken?):

"appealing to the misrepresented self-interest of those one is trying 
to convince."

Damien Broderick 

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