From: Lawrence DeBivort (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun 24 Nov 2002 - 06:09:41 GMT
Joe, where did you find these extracts, if not from the full texts?
I do appreciate your getting the full texts for us here. It will then become
possible to assess them.
> > > You hate the quotes, but they are valid. Tough turds if they
> > > puncture your preconceptions or piss off your filter.
> > Quotes are never valid if they are taken out of essential context.
> > Please provide us with the full context of the quotes (the full texts
> > from which they were extracted), and we will be able to see in fact
> > whether your extractions are valid.
> Notice that the source media outlets and the authors of the quotes are
> included with them as documentation.
> And what if the full, 50-year-old articles are not available
> online? I will
> try to obtain them for you, but the quotes themselves are explicit and
> univocal enough that I fail to see how alternative
> interpretations of what
> they most plainly say is possible.
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