After practicing conversational intolerance, I was toll by a higher-up that it was “mocking,” that mocking was “rude and pointless.”
“There is undoubtedly an important secular debate to be had about the ethics of the death penalty…” -Sam Harris
“There is undoubtedly an important secular debate to be had about the ethics of embryonic stem cell research and abortion…” -Me
Jump through the Blackmun Hole!
Salt Creek has discovered the meaning of the first half of “Nulono”. Now, what language uses “nul” for zero?
Nulono - 29 October 2008 04:21 PMAfter practicing conversational intolerance, I was toll by a higher-up that it was “mocking,” that mocking was “rude and pointless.”
What point are you trying to make? Did you have to pay toll to a troll?
What “higher up” are you referring to?
Real honesty is accepting the theories that best explain the actual data even if those explanations contradict our cherished beliefs.-Scotty
Please post the higher-up’s screen name.
Philosophy may in no way interfere with the actual use of language; it can in the end only describe it. For it cannot give it any foundations either. It leaves everything as it is.
Not on this forum, obviously.
Nulono - 29 October 2008 09:26 PMNot on this forum, obviously.
So what the hell is your point?
“I will tell you with the utmost impudence that I esteem much more his Person, than his Works.”
(Dryden, St. Euremont’s Essays, 1692.)
The point is what’s the SN for?
Nulono, what exactly did you say, or what was the subject of discussion, that caused this “higher-up” to interpret your conversational intolerance as “mocking”?