Re: Understanding the Principles of Argumentation #3

From: Cort Dougan (
Date: Mon Sep 16 2002 - 12:29:41 EST

In cases where the issue is extraordinarily boring and pointless, it's
sometimes more entertaining to attack the person.

His attack is not baseless, though. You are being a "patronizing little
shit". Solve the problem and move on. Do not argue for days about a

} This is the third in my "Understanding the Principles of Argumentation"
} series. Rusty has obligingly provided us with a fine example of an "ad
} hominem attack":
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