Re: In defence of humans

I think the problem is not just the failure to begin a discourse becasue
of a lack of common terms, but possibly a conflict between those who
assume a discourse is possible and the couple who seem to want to
transform the list into an on-line version of the McLaughlin Group,
with one announcing a simple dichotomy and demanding an instant
choice, then announcing in bullying tones that the choice is
WRONG, then ridiculing the "children" for failing to agree. How
easy it is on these lists for a shouting anti-intellect to
derail discussion. Tom Dillingham

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