Phylax wrote:responding to Peter, Paul wrote:Also, you sure have a lot to say about America. Yet you know absolutely nothing about it. So why don't you stop telling us what America is supposed to be? Pretty much everything you say is wrong.
Am I right in assuming (a) that Peter is a Canadian, and Paul is an American; and (b) because this is so, Paul believes that Peter is not qualified to make a reasoned statement about America?
If both my assumptions are right, may I say that I am amazed (and slightly delighted) that this form of argument is still alive and kicking!
annis wrote:The only thing I'd add for us is "three to ask if we really know how the ancients pronounced light bulb."
Bardo de Saldo wrote:I once read a posting by Will (if I remember well) on a thread about religion (must have been) where he gave us links to "How to hold an argument" and a few other sites about rhetoric no-nos. Would our Moderatör make a sticky with those links? (I sometimes forget.)
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