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  •  you know, i don't say it to disparage Ray (1+ / 0-)
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    he's a thinker and the world would be fucked without thinkers, but thinkers do need to realize at some point that when they are thinking about other people that there has to be some respect for those people.  it's called humility.  it doesn't mean that you shouldn't offer your ideas.  it just means that you have to respect that there's nothing wrong with people not taking you up on them.  

    •  Thinkers need to think verifiable and falsifiable (0+ / 0-)

      thoughts. The way they help society is by coming up with accurate ideas subject to being proven right or wrong.

      Ray's thoughts are along the lines of the guy on the subway claiming that Martians are communicating to him and only him through his dental filings.

      Unlikely, but also neither provable nor disprovable.

      I think he's better off in another line of endeavor and so are the readers of DK.

      •  This is way over the top (0+ / 0-)

        You're suggesting that Ray's thinking is on a par with a mentally deranged street person. That's a site no-no. Hr worthy.

        Nothing human is alien to me.

        by WB Reeves on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 06:15:30 AM PDT

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