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  •  With all respect (none)
    I don't see how asking a question warrants a rating. Not that I really care. But didn't even express an opinion above. I just wondered out loud if this was the best time to get into a whole Israel/Palistinian thing.

    As anyone who knows my post from way back when, I far prefer to discuss political philosophy and policy. And yet I still don't feel strongly enough to declare an opinion on wether this is a good time though.

    Rating someone a 3 or a 1 or a 4 for just inducing a thought seems inapropriate to me. But by all means, it is your right.


    "I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully." George Bush

    by TocqueDeville on Thu Oct 28, 2004 at 07:10:35 PM PDT

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    •  I rate according (none)
      to whether I think the post added to the discussion or detracted from it. We need more nuance. ; )  A 3 means that I thought your comment was GOOD, gamoto (credit to those who get that last word). So a good question is a good thing which pushes the depate forward. I am against grade inflation though I have contributed to it. <g> Cheers.

      Thinking dangerous thoughts in the birthplace of democracy

      by Athenian on Thu Oct 28, 2004 at 08:39:13 PM PDT

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