[Theforum] Re: (was) let's kill it, kill, kill, kill!

Miriam Frost miriam at members.evolt.org
Thu Apr 18 09:05:19 CDT 2002

> You see the first response is the 'attitude' that I see all to often taken
> here, even in this very thread.  The second is what I feel is a
> contribution to the thread.  It is not derisive, (at least not intended
> way), and makes and attempt at steering the discussion towards a positive
> conclusion.  Starting responses out with words such as 'your logic is
> flawed' and most successful business wouldn't take your approach because',
> are inflammatory and digressive in nature where they are attacks on the
> originators point of view.  To find flaw in the others opinion is not
> necessary and usually not constructive.  If you have an opposing opinion,
> state it and let it stand on it's own merits.  Let the reader make the
> judgment as to which opinion holds more merit, neither of which may be
> wrong, but which one is more applicable to the situation at hand.

Well put, Brian.

 I've seen a shocking number of polite knives.
(Ooops, did that count as one?)
Now where did I put my flak jacket???


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