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  •  where exactly is the lecture? (1+ / 0-)
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    Gurnt

    You mean the telepathy part?

    You were the one making statements about what was/is going on in my mind.

    The part about Der Spigel?

    It's a fact and don't really see how mentioning it could be construed as a lecture but if you thought it was my apologies. Though I would like to know how you want me to comment basic facts to you.

    The third paragraph? Again I suppose that could be construed to be a lecture but it never was. If anything it was the opposite and supposed to point out there are multiple points there but I wasn't pursuing them.

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    Further actually this is useful because we are actually trying to communicate here. If it wasn't useful I would have really walked away.

    That said if you want to go though my comments let's go though yours too. Because frankly I can't think of a comment where in you are not:

    Telling people what they think
    Telling people what they should think
    Behaving in some self righteous arrogant way.

    In point of fact you've done so in this discussion at least twice and every comment of yours has dripped with arrogance at how dare I not think like you.

    You ever heard the saying about stones and glass houses? Because it really applies to you.

    •  Look, we all tell people what they should think (1+ / 0-)
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      DeadHead

      here, or we ask questions. That's what communicating is about. People may want to think otherwise, but that's how it is. When you tell someone something you're telling them something you think it true. That's how language works. You might not like my style of writing, and I'm sorry for that, but you constantly change the subject and move the goal posts and claim you aren't saying things you clearly said. And then you act like I'm "lecturing" for pointing that out. And maybe lecture was the wrong word.

      I had a much longer comment but I don't think this is the place for this sort of thing. We can continue in messages if you'd like.

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