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|Quote (N.Wells @ Mar. 25 2007,11:41)|
|Quote (Richardthughes @ Mar. 24 2007,19:07)|
|Believe it or not, it really helps that the other side..we’re such morons|
Richard, I think that needs a little more trimming to be perfect.
Given the demonstrated willingness of Dr. Dr. Dembski and his fellow ideologues such as Salvador to quote-mine and pubjack and to claim that there is nothing wrong with such actions, I think it only fair that to note that at 5:07 PM on 24 March 2007, in comment #4 on the UD thread, http://www.uncommondescent.com/darwini....-102717
William Dembski said,
I strongly disagree.
|...we’re such morons.|
The ellipsis gives you complete deniability concerning an accusation of quote-mining (as long as you can keep a straight face (like I am right now)).
|It’s not a strategy. It’s a fact, one that can be exploited. |
Exploited for what purpose? What could possibly be your goal if not to convince your peers of the rightness of your position?
You never step on the same tard twice—for it's not the same tard and you're not the same person.