[Sca-cooks] for Duriel :-)
tom.vincent at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 14 07:03:02 PDT 2006
Then I'll strive to reach the 'we agree to disagree' point earlier. Like now. :)
However, I *did* admit my error about ending smoking not contributing to weight gain. Any other errors I've made that I should admit to?
Republican agenda: Crush the middle class into poverty, rape the environment, enrich corporations, restore slavery, install a theocratic dictatorship. Fight back!
----- Original Message ----
From: Terry Decker <t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net>
To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 9:08:16 AM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] for Duriel :-)
In my opinion, you tend to avoid answering quietly stated, rational ideas in
favor of responding to harsher criticisms of your ideas. You also tend to
push any disagreement beyond the point where you should defuse the situation
by agreeing to disagree. I also do not remember you admitting any error in
your ideas. These are the actions of a polemist rather than those of a
While you may believe you are exchanging information and engaging in
rational debate, your style of engagement leaves a great deal to be desired.
You may also believe your responses are very clever, but I assure you that
in irritating your audience, you limit their receptiveness and render your
ideas insignificant and the value of those ideas worthless.
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