I stand on what I've posted.
K. P. Collins
"Doktor DynaSoar" <targeting at OMCL.mil> wrote in message
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> On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 08:31:28 -0500, r norman <rsn_ at _comcast.net>
>> } As a rapidly aging guy brought up in the Eisenhower era to be polite
> } and respectful, I find truly appalling the level of civil discourse
> } all too often practiced on news groups. (Not this one so much). I
> } think I made it pretty clear that neither I nor anyone else in the
> } universe believes his theories. But I didn't feel it necessary to be
> } rude about it.
>> I'd like it to be known that I have nothing against him and his
> "theories" I only have something against him expounding them at
> unsuspecting people asking serious questions. They're very often
> students, and posting in a non-alt newsgroup might expect real answers
> to their questions. I think they deserve the chance to find the right
> answers, and that sometimes necessarily includes indicating a given
> answer is wrong. If in doing so I can shorten the time it takes to
> make the effect stick, and therfore decrease the long term traffic
> noise level, I will.
>> Compare him with John Winston. John hangs out in the UFO and
> paranormal groups, regularly posting things he's found along those
> lines. If someone asks him a question about something he knows or has
> material on, he posts it. He's been doing this for 15 years on usenet
> and Fidonet before that. He's impervious to flames because he knows
> he's done nothing to give people cause to be upset with him. Never has
> he done the equivalent to what goes on here, such as answering every
> question by claiming it's related to motion (because after all, all
> energy and matter are in motion) and then relating it to Bob Lazar's
> "discovery" that the anti-gravity engines in the flying saucers at
> Area 51 run on element 115. I've been a major fan of John Winston (for
> his behavior, not his material) for all of those 15 years. No one can
> claim that in all that time he misled anyone.