Message from discussion the naggum-mine claims another victim
From: Greg Menke <gregm-news....@zxy.mindspring.com>
Subject: Re: the naggum-mine claims another victim
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X-Server-Date: 30 Nov 2000 04:44:06 GMT
> Not quite true. People like Raffael give _people_ in general way too
> much importance, failing to understand the role of people. That's how
> it is possible for him to make the _kind_ of idiotic argument he makes
> in the first place. It is people like that him who scare _technical_
> people off, like stalkers and unwanted sexual advances from people who
> don't know when to keep their _personal_ "interests" to themselves.
> To Raffael, this _is_ deeply personal. He does not understand that
> there is _nothing_ personal in what I do. He never will, either.
> This Aaron jerk is bordering on a becoming a lost case because he,
> too, believes that this is personal, and fails to understand that his
> _person_ has nothing whatsoever to do with this, only his choices and
> his actions, which he has shown us that he is unlikely to change, just
> like Raffael is unlikely ever to change his, and therefore will never
> see a different reaction to his choices and actions, either.
This is sort of like watching a force of nature at work. Immutable,
inexorable and unforgiving. If I tried to abuse people so thoroughly
and simultaneously on so many fronts, I think I would burst an artery.
I too find following these threads is sometimes a quilty pleasure, but
killfiles aren't the best solution because Erik often has very
pertinent and useful things to say. I guess the best approach is to
just post <carefully> and be prepared to shut up regardless of the