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Deus Ex Machina
vicc at cia.com.au
Mon Apr 25 13:19:11 EST 2005
Sam Stainsby [sam at stainsby.id.au] wrote:
> "The Straw Man fallacy is committed when a person simply ignores a
> person's actual position and substitutes a distorted, exaggerated or
> misrepresented version of that position."
> Well I think this thread ends here for me. You keep setting up those
> glib strawman arguments like "so now you are saying the whole of
> scientific progress is bunk" or "ability has a normal ditribution"
> [sic]. I can only assume that you are simply trolling for an ever
> divergent argument in some vain hope that you can 'win' something
> somewhere. What a shame we don't have a rating system on this forum or
> this might have ended much earlier :-)
> I've never been to a forest rave personally, but I do have a PhD in
> particle physics. I'll leave you to your one-dimensional world of
> mathematical curves and go back to the real world.
go right ahead, make your snide little ad-hominems, maybe it makes you
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