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