[ExI] miscommunication (was: Yet another health care debate)

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 00:12:18 UTC 2008

2008/9/25 Damien Sullivan <phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu>:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 11:52:39AM -0400, John K Clark wrote:
>> "Damien Broderick" <thespike at satx.rr.com>
>> >I was pointing out how John Clark's indignant misreading of BillK's
>> >post completely distorted and reversed what BillK had written.
>> BillK (the man who thinks Walmart is the biggest enemy that
>> America has) wrote:
>> "Extreme libertarians do, from time to time, bring up the
>> suggestion of letting all the poor, mentally disabled, physically
>> disabled, etc. fall by the wayside (evolution in action), but we
>> are trying to civilize them."
>> At the time I honestly thought "them" referred to the
>> "mentally disabled" not to "Extreme libertarians". Amd despite

Ok, just admit the error and move on. "Them" so clearly referred to
"Extreme Libertarians", you could only misinterpret it on purpose.


http://emlynoregan.com - my home
http://point7.wordpress.com - downshifting and ranting
http://speakingoffreedom.blogspot.com - video link feed of great talks
on eCulture

More information about the extropy-chat mailing list