"AIDS Treatment News" (a few "sites"??)

johnburgin at worldnet.att.net johnburgin at worldnet.att.net
Fri Oct 30 13:53:58 EST 1998

On Fri, 30 Oct 1998 10:05:29 -0700, marnix at u.washington.edu (Marnix L.
Bosch) wrote:

>In article <36392ac7.273972053 at netnews.worldnet.att.net>,
>johnburgin at worldnet.att.net wrote:
>> On 29 Oct 1998 03:48:12 GMT, flefever at ix.netcom.com(F. Frank LeFever)
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >I've tried to clear away some of the clutter.  "John Burgin" ridiculed
>> >the terrm "enhancing antibodies" as unheard of, claimed it could not be
>> >found in a Medline search.  Bosch easily found it (400 or so articles
>> >used it in title or abstract, and about 10% of these did so in the
>> >context of AIDS).
>> >
>> >Whereupon "John Burgin" challenges him ("big boy") to show him some
>> >"sites".  Is it just a matter of mis-spelling, or is he really so naive
>> >as to think one goes to Medline to find websites?  If he means "cites"
>> >(as a vulgar abbreviation for "citations"), why doesn't he ask how to
>> >do the Medline search properly and read a few of the articles cited?
>> F., I'm not naive enough to waste my time searching through a mountain
>> of b.s. for "enhancing" antibodies when medical pathologists who have
>> just finished their board exams(successfully I might add) don't recall
>> even a question on their exam or reference to such terms.  Can't be
>> very important now can it? Ever read the book by Stephen Hawking, "A
>> Brief History of Time".  Make any sense to you, big boy?  Understand
>> String Theory, smart guy?  Or, is it more likely that you spend your
>> entire life smelling like the lab you grow old in and don't have a
>> clue about anything outside of your lab coat.  Page 10, first
>> paragraph. jb
>At least you yourself now indicate that a search for knowledge is not why
>you came to this newsgroup. You were shown to be plain wrong and pointed
>into the direction where you might learn more about a subject that in your
>gross ignorance you feel perfectly comfortable posting about. I can see
>the tears welling up in your eyes while you stamp with your foot on the
>floor muttering 'I am right, I am right, I am right !'. 
>Marnix Bosch
Back to the same old Marnix.  I missed you, guy!  No foot stamping
here, just the steady, methodical, unending pursuit of the truth which
you and Bill Clinton seem to be so inescapably void of. jb

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