Just Say No to Political Subject Matter

Fri Mar 21 14:14:13 PST 2003

On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 02:27:25PM -0800, Philip Hart <philiph at SLAC.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
[snip discussion on Brustian politics]
> > And yet he is loathe to discuss them, because he admits to turning
> > into an asshole when he does.  If he shows such admirable restraint on
> > a topic which he holds so closely and dearly, i think so should we all.
> I think this forum is sufficiently worshipful to avoid provoking him (for
> example I have to resist the impulse to capitalize the second pronoun
> above) but whatever.

Depends on what you mean by provocation.

I'd be glad to discuss politics, even with a communist, but as 
libertarian the odds of the discussion being "worshipful" are... 
ah... let's say "low".  Very low.  

Matthew Hunter (matthew at infodancer.org)
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