Double Helixes and Double Crosses (was: Favorite NON-fiction)

Tue Jan 28 13:39:54 PST 2003

On Tuesday, January 28, 2003, at 04:37 PM, Andrew Lias wrote:

>> In my humble opinion, anyone who can't debate without making enemies 
>> needs to examine their thought processes.
> I suppose that this is true but, I'll tell you, I really hate it when 
> that happens.  I used to spend a lot of time debating on alt.atheism 
> and, inevitably, I made a few enemies.  These weren't just people I 
> disagreed with, but people whom I loathed, and who loathed me, in 
> turn. [1]
> I think that it is when you reach that point that debate stops dead in 
> its tracks.

I am always up for a good, thoughtful debate, even I disagree with the 
person I am debating with. Its people who say "I'm right, your wrong" 
that really get to me. Politicians at either end of the political 
spectrum are good examples of this.