Author Topic: The Gospel According to Carrier  (Read 2346 times)

Re: The Gospel According to Carrier
« Reply #75 on: May 29, 2018, 02:47:31 PM »
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Nihilists hate culture.
Why do you so often paint with the broadest possible brush? I'm a nihilist, as you know, and I don't think I hate culture. Maybe you could clarify your meaning?
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Re: The Gospel According to Carrier
« Reply #76 on: May 29, 2018, 02:49:26 PM »
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Why do you so often paint with the broadest possible brush? I'm a nihilist, as you know, and I don't think I hate culture. Maybe you could clarify your meaning?

He paints with the broadest brush possible because he thinks broadly but shallowly.  Its just easier to post fast that way.
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Re: The Gospel According to Carrier
« Reply #77 on: May 29, 2018, 06:55:54 PM »
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Monkeys can be respected for what they are.  As can bats and rats and alley cats, sure as you're born.

I have a right to despise or appreciate.  So sue me, Susan.  I know what "rhetoric" means.  Do you know what "literal" means?
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Re: The Gospel According to Carrier
« Reply #78 on: May 29, 2018, 07:01:37 PM »
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Why do you so often paint with the broadest possible brush? I'm a nihilist, as you know, and I don't think I hate culture. Maybe you could clarify your meaning?

If Mikey hates everything, he is a nihilist.  Are you Mikey?  Do you need to "specialize" everything?  Yes, I do "generalize" everything.  This is how I burlesque extreme positions.  Your comment is a perfect example of "not a true Scotsman".  You know, since it has been discussed not long ago here, there is more than one kind of nihilist.

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Re: The Gospel According to Carrier
« Reply #79 on: May 29, 2018, 07:03:03 PM »
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He paints with the broadest brush possible because he thinks broadly but shallowly.  Its just easier to post fast that way.

Yes, I do post fast.  Everlyn Woods fast.  When I go into detail, I usually get cricket sounds in response.  So my approach is an efficient use of my effort.
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