Re: Theos-World Problems of Humanity
Jan 13, 2003 07:36 AM
by Bart Lidofsky
"Suzanne " wrote:
> Now Bart, you are grasping at staws my friend.
> Tell me Bart... can you answer the question below?
> As I asked Nick, a simple "yes" or "no" is all that is needed, but if
> you evade the question... the truth will be plain to see.
> > Please, forgive me for assuming you are an American, in the same
> > book, AAB also suggests that "the American is intensely critical of
> > other people, but often blind to and always resentful of
> > Yet there is as much to criticize in America as there is as there
> > in any other nation." pg 27
> > Do you believe this my friend?
What I believe is that you are attempting to invoke the logical fallacy
of "Changing the Subject", in particular, an argument ad hominem
(circumstantial), and going a step further by trying to disguise it as
an argument ad hominem (tu quoque).
In other words, where I come from and what I believe about America has
nothing to do with the truth or falsehood of my statements; it is a
distraction designed to avoid discussion of the real issues.
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