[ExI] Conversational rules (and metaconversational games)
amon at doctrinezero.com
Wed Sep 28 10:50:30 UTC 2011
On 28 September 2011 11:41, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> It is annoying for experts in a subject that they have studied for
> years when the whole subject is casually dismissed. Simplistic
> arguments are assumed correct when the experts have read whole books
> discussing all the ramifications of similar arguments.
Agreed. I've found myself on both sides of that fence a number of times. It
seems to me that this is likely where a database of topics, positions,
arguments & evidence would be very useful: Presumably it would cut down on
casual speculation in thoroughly well-trodden areas.
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