From: Aratzio on 13 Aug 2010 20:59
On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:43:23 -0400, in the land of alt.aratzio,
Hachiroku ???? <Trueno(a)e86.GTS> got double secret probation for
>On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 07:55:05 -0700, Aratzio wrote:
>>>> Ge, no I don't. That is just another strawman. You're pretty good at those.
>>>Please explain how my comparison of her qualifications to yours is a
>> Get used to that, everytime you teach him a new term or phrase to
>> describe his *style* he will begin using it, incorrectly
>Gee, strawman has been around a lot longer than Usenet. I was using it in
So you have been ignorant of its usage for a very long time.
>Here's a definition you, being a "Usenet Scholar", probably don't know:
That is because it is a retard's definition made up by retards to
define a term the retards don't understand.
>To accuse people of attacking a straw man is to suggest that they are
>avoiding worthier opponents and more valid criticisms of their own
>Her (er, his?) pointing to MadCow's Ph D. really had no substance to the
>rest of the discussion. There. Feel good you learned something today?
Straw man is a rhetorical technique (also classified as a logical
fallacy) based on misrepresentation of an opponent's position.