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Date:      Wed, 15 Dec 1999 22:12:00 -0800
From:      "David Schwartz" <davids@webmaster.com>
To:        "Brett Glass" <brett@lariat.org>
Cc:        <chat@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: Video Stupidity 
Message-ID:  <000001bf478c$76f8e5c0$021d85d1@youwant.to>
In-Reply-To: <4.2.0.58.19991215230642.03d6cc40@localhost>

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> At 05:43 PM 12/15/1999 , David Schwartz wrote:
>
> > > But then, you have displayed in previous messages your lack
> of knowledge
> > > of economics.
> >
> >         Ah, your famous ad hominem.
>
> It's not "ad hominem" to remind folks to consider the source. Especially
> when that source has been shown to lack credibility.
>
> --Brett Glass

	C'mon Brett, you know better than this. You can't respond to a reasoned
argument by impugning the credibility of the source. The source of a
reasoned argument is irrelevant. It is certainly ad hominem to respond to a
reasoned argument with a personal insult.

	DS



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