brain sizes: Einstein's & women's

Bob LeChevalier lojbab at lojban.org
Sun Sep 8 21:15:28 EST 2002


"John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote:
>> >Where was it written that you were requested to complete a survey?
>> >
>> >It's a simple "yes" or "no" question:  "do you agree with the majority of
>> >Americans on any of the following issues?"
>>
>> That is a survey question, as are most yes/no questions on issues with
>> some meat.
>
>This isn't a "survey".  This is one question to one looney tune who can't
>even answer the simplest question without going postal.
>
>> It demands a black and white answer to a question (or in
>> this case several questions) of gray.
>
>There is no "of gray" involved in answering a question about whether or not
>he agrees with most Americans about "Making public school facilities
>available after school hours for use by student religious groups".

That was a later post.  This post listed several dozen issues, all of
which have shades of gray.  

But to answer you, yes this one does have a shade of gray.  What if
the student religious group wanted to practice Satanic rituals?  Would
YOUR answer be the same?

>The answer is either "yes", or "no", and nothing else.

You may think so.  People with more intelligence think otherwise.

>I bet you can't find even one question on which the majority of Americans
>agree with you jews and "liberals".

"Should 'John Knight' stop posting this stuff to bionet.neuroscience?"

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