RE: Joe's Quotes

From: Lawrence DeBivort (
Date: Sun 24 Nov 2002 - 06:09:41 GMT

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    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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