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Re: Packet radio and foul language

On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 12:43:16PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > Dishonesty is *not* an equivalent substitute for respect. If you're
> > being nice to somebody even though you don't like them, that doesn't
> > make you a better person, it just makes you a liar.
> With beliefs like that, no wonder this world is going to hell in a
> hand basket.
> Manners/politeness is social lubricant.  It makes society run 
> smoother and less violently.

Isn't it also a social lubricant to avoid blaming the people you're
trying to communicate with for dooming the entire world, merely by how
they act on some random mailing list?

aj, wondering if good grammar helps the world run more smoothly too

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