[thechat] Arguments for war

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sun Sep 22 13:08:01 CDT 2002

On Sat, 21 Sep 2002, Hugh Blair wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > On Behalf Of Syed Zeeshan Haider
> > From: "Madhu Menon"
> > ------ Message Truncated because of Length ------
> > > Something needs to be done about it. And Americans wonder why so
> > > much of the world seems them as arrogant, self-centred snobs.

> > Madhu,
> > Wow!
> > I am becoming a fan of yours.
> So you're a fan of anyone that puts down Americans? That's mighty nice
> of you. I'm *so* impressed.

Hey Hugh

Trying to deflect criticism this way is somewhat like sticking your
fingers in your ears and singing 'lalalala' in a loud voice.

<div class="patronising, intentional">
I *know* you know better than to react to the surface and ignore the
actual points being made... raise your game, eh?


"Names, once they are in common use, quickly
 become mere sounds, their etymology being
 buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
 beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie

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