OT and getting further OT all the time! Re: Off-topic, but interesting (Fiorina fired)

From: Computer Collector Newsletter <news_at_computercollector.com>
Date: Thu Feb 10 19:19:48 2005

For the good of the list, I''ll spare everyone any further responses on this.

Just had to get it off my chest that "the media" is a good thing, not a bad
thing, which we'd all be a lot worse off without.

--- Eric Smith <eric_at_brouhaha.com> wrote:

> Evan wrote:
> > Anyone who feels the way you do is a fucking moron.
> I wrote:
> > if you're trying to convince us that journalistic integrity has a
> > significant effect on Media, shouldn't you try to exhibit behavior
> > serving as an example of that,
> Evan wrote:
> > My professional integrity doesn't preclude me from pointing out idiocy
> > on a hobby mailing list.
> A person's behavior in any circumstance reflects on their professionalism
> and integrity. Given that your business appears to involve the vintage
> computer collecting hobby, that should be even more of a cause for
> concern than if you were making such comments in e.g. a sports bar.
> To put it very bluntly, even most animals know better than to defecate
> where they eat.
> I notice that you didn't bother to explain how personal attacks provide
> any support for your position, nor to offer any logical arguments
> refuting mine. There would appear to be no point to wasting further
> bandwidth with more replies in this very off-topic thread until and
> unless you do.
> Eric

Evan's personal homepage: www.snarc.net

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Received on Thu Feb 10 2005 - 19:19:48 GMT

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