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StopTheMorans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-12-05 01:46 PM
Response to Reply #68
73. thanks, that was a good reply.
to which I'd add: i should have qualified my statement and said that "emotional appeals usually fall flat" or "they may work in a limited number of cases, but will repel more people than they will convert".
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  -Rosa Parks And This Whole Bus Boycott Aren't Going To Change Anything! DistressedAmerican  Aug-12-05 12:27 PM   #0 
  - Excellent!  BrklynLiberal   Aug-12-05 12:28 PM   #1 
  - thanks for this!  villager   Aug-12-05 12:29 PM   #2 
  - Hammer... Nail... BANG!  benburch   Aug-12-05 12:30 PM   #3 
  - Recommended and Kicked!! nt  Patchuli   Aug-12-05 12:30 PM   #4 
  - BRAVO!  ocelot   Aug-12-05 12:31 PM   #5 
  - Nominated. (nt)  ih8thegop   Aug-12-05 12:31 PM   #6 
  - LOL! Bravo!  havocmom   Aug-12-05 12:31 PM   #7 
  - Kick!  nookiemonster   Aug-12-05 12:32 PM   #8 
  - Yep, good job  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-12-05 12:32 PM   #9 
  - For those who only follow, it is difficult to understand the power of ...  understandinglife   Aug-12-05 12:36 PM   #10 
  - BAM!  Hardhead   Aug-12-05 12:36 PM   #11 
  - I'm not sure this is quite a bellweather moment as Ms. Parks had..  JackDragna   Aug-12-05 12:39 PM   #12 
  - JD: It's about more than just making Bush squirm...  ultraist   Aug-12-05 12:43 PM   #13 
  - I think this just me be THE bellweather moment for the anti-war movement  meganmonkey   Aug-12-05 12:57 PM   #23 
  - Yippee-ka-yay. Smoke 'em out. eom  tsuki   Aug-12-05 12:43 PM   #14 
  - i suggest we stop discussing sheehan's "pain" and  clover   Aug-12-05 12:45 PM   #15 
  - great post..."emotional pornograph" is equivalent to the TORTURE  Gabi Hayes   Aug-12-05 12:51 PM   #18 
  - Is There Something About This Post That You Do Not Get?  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 12:51 PM   #19 
  - this post defines "emotional pornography"  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 12:57 PM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-05 12:58 PM   #24 
  - is using reason to support an argument vs. throwing out played-out  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 12:59 PM   #26 
     - GRIEF...  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 01:00 PM   #27 
        - see post #30 n/t  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:03 PM   #31 
  - We must NEVER deny the pain, grief and suffering that WAR causes  ultraist   Aug-12-05 01:01 PM   #28 
  - no, but we also must not overplay the pain and suffering of one person  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:02 PM   #30 
  - Let Me Make This Crystal Clear To You.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 01:06 PM   #32 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-05 01:14 PM   #35 
        - And Everyone Here That Agrees With Me.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 01:15 PM   #36 
        - are they paralyzed from the waist up? can they not type for themselves?  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:17 PM   #39 
        - Read The thread And Look At The Nominations. Plenty Of Typing.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 01:19 PM   #42 
           - they haven't responded to any of my posts. what is this, a popularity  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:21 PM   #43 
              - .  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 01:22 PM   #44 
                 - i've made my point, and you've never refuted it. so i guess that you  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:23 PM   #46 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 09:37 AM   #141 
                 - you usually kick these yourself  Zuni   Aug-12-05 01:27 PM   #48 
                    - Kick  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 05:20 PM   #127 
                    - Another...  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 08:50 PM   #131 
                    - Hmmm. Maybe One More  DistressedAmerican   Aug-13-05 11:18 AM   #142 
        - Yeah, I'm one who agrees with you  Eloriel   Aug-12-05 01:39 PM   #60 
           - yes, Eloriel, it's always about repressing women, you're right  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:43 PM   #70 
              - Oh, I see you don't want to deal with the issues. You complained  Eloriel   Aug-12-05 01:55 PM   #77 
              - no, i complain that you say that it is 2 issues, and that it's always  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:02 PM   #81 
                 - Well, I just responded to your post explaining (finally) your thinking  Eloriel   Aug-12-05 02:09 PM   #86 
                 - got it, thanks. i support Cindy, have since the beginning. maybe it's  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:10 PM   #87 
                    - Maybe you should stop echoing Limbaugh, then.  Zhade   Aug-12-05 02:26 PM   #96 
                       - if Bush speaks the truth about something, does it make it a lie because  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:28 PM   #98 
                          - I'm not comparing you to Limbaugh, so please don't get histrionic on me.  Zhade   Aug-12-05 02:42 PM   #105 
                 - OK, I'll Play. Here Is Why You Are DEAD WRONG On This Issue.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 02:16 PM   #91 
                    - show me anyone who has been converted  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:21 PM   #93 
                       - So, You Have No One to Point To?  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 02:30 PM   #99 
                          - how do you know he hasn't always been a lefty?  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:32 PM   #102 
                             - Wrong. I Have Showed Them To You, Here Are Some More.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 02:42 PM   #106 
                                - Here's One From The Logic Only Camp. Maybe He Agrees?  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 02:51 PM   #108 
              - Just go away. Stick a fork in ya - you're done!  TankLV   Aug-13-05 12:01 PM   #145 
        - Putting a human face on the DEATH and DESTRUCTION of war...  ultraist   Aug-12-05 01:16 PM   #38 
           - putting her face on it is one thing. whoring her face around the media  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:18 PM   #41 
              - WTF? "Whoring her face around the media"  ultraist   Aug-12-05 01:23 PM   #45 
              - nope, i think that they should show pictures of her. pictures of her  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:27 PM   #47 
                 - "you're not going to reach them by emotional appeals, but rather by fact"  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 01:29 PM   #50 
                 - emotional appeals to anyone, including freepers, will always fail  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:33 PM   #53 
                    - Your title is so preposterous it should win a prize.  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 01:38 PM   #58 
                    - in what way? would you care to elaborate?  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:40 PM   #63 
                       - To say "emotional appeals ... always fail" is a sign of madness  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 01:42 PM   #68 
                          - thanks, that was a good reply.  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:46 PM   #73 
                             - Thank you, and I would add that  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 01:55 PM   #78 
                    - You are dead wrong -- on at least 2 counts  Eloriel   Aug-12-05 02:03 PM   #82 
                    - 1. i wasn't taking issue with the ones that were appropriate  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:12 PM   #88 
                    - I might add that no advertising or arguments win or even connect unless  TankLV   Aug-13-05 12:06 PM   #146 
                    - Emotional appeals will work with people like my mother who...  I Have A Dream   Aug-13-05 12:07 PM   #147 
                 - Cindy has chosen to share her grief publicly  ultraist   Aug-12-05 01:32 PM   #52 
                 - so let her show it, it doesn't need to be sensationalized by others  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:34 PM   #54 
                 - Is she complaining about it?  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 01:40 PM   #64 
                    - i feel for her cause, and think that it should be transmitted to the  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:42 PM   #69 
                       - What do you mean "your side"?  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 01:45 PM   #72 
                          - i typed that quickly; "your side" is meant to mean either the  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:48 PM   #74 
                             - OK, just checking, I have no idea what your politics are.  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 02:03 PM   #83 
                                - i agree. i'm more of the "it will be a thousand small lies that kill the  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:07 PM   #85 
                                - OMG. What a wonderful sentence!!  Eloriel   Aug-12-05 02:16 PM   #90 
                                - oops delete wrong place  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 02:27 PM   #97 
                                - Thanks. I think the next thing to look for is the rats  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-12-05 02:30 PM   #100 
                 - that's what i've seen posted here, and this is my first stop for daily  clover   Aug-12-05 01:50 PM   #76 
                 - You think showing a mother's grief is exploitive?  Zhade   Aug-12-05 01:37 PM   #57 
                    - no, sensationalizing her grief is exploitive  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:38 PM   #59 
                    - Well, if I thought that was what was happening, I'd agree with you.  Zhade   Aug-12-05 01:42 PM   #66 
                    - fair enough, that's reasonable  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 01:49 PM   #75 
                    - StopTheMorans, you're overanalyzing a spontaneous outpouring  Autonomy   Aug-12-05 02:05 PM   #84 
                       - "a human face" and "exploiting a human face" are two very different things  StopTheMorans   Aug-12-05 02:24 PM   #94 
                    - Stop Typing For Yourself!  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 01:39 PM   #62 
                       - I can't, it's an obsession.  Zhade   Aug-12-05 01:41 PM   #65 
              - See, I will jump in with this...if Cindy had been a man, would you have  mtnester   Aug-12-05 05:31 PM   #128 
  - Exactly.  H2O Man   Aug-12-05 05:38 PM   #129 
  - I think that many people who have thus far been unreachable..  I Have A Dream   Aug-13-05 11:50 AM   #144 
  - BUT even *** acknowledges her grief! although he chuckled  clover   Aug-12-05 01:06 PM   #33 
     - Her Grief Was A Catalyst For Me. Too Bad Not For You...  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 01:12 PM   #34 
        - please provide more than a title, please expand your response  clover   Aug-12-05 01:15 PM   #37 
  - I don't think I agree with you  Eloriel   Aug-12-05 01:31 PM   #51 
     - Well said, Eloriel!  ultraist   Aug-12-05 01:39 PM   #61 
     - cindy will say what she wants to say, thank God, and until she says  clover   Aug-12-05 01:57 PM   #79 
     - It's not either/or  Eloriel   Aug-12-05 02:34 PM   #103 
        - thank you for your thoughtful response; it helps me to figure this out  clover   Aug-12-05 02:51 PM   #109 
     - "I have to try to stop this war and also grieve my son every single day."  clover   Aug-12-05 02:36 PM   #104 
  - HAHAHAHAHA diet coke on keyboard.  KyndCulture   Aug-12-05 12:48 PM   #16 
  - You said it all! Kicked and recommended for the greatest! n/t  Stand and Fight   Aug-12-05 12:48 PM   #17 
  - Right outta the park, buddy!  dxstone   Aug-12-05 12:52 PM   #20 
  - Here's a link for ya...  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 12:57 PM   #22 
  - INDEED!  dxstone   Aug-12-05 03:08 PM   #112 
     - ps: Sure are a lotta hair-splitters here today!  dxstone   Aug-12-05 03:10 PM   #113 
  - He thinks he is the effin' king of the entire world....  BrklynLiberal   Aug-12-05 03:57 PM   #121 
     - YOU WILL NEVER BE MY PRESIDENT, YOU AWOL LYING SACK OF SHIT!  TankLV   Aug-13-05 12:13 PM   #149 
  - correct as usual, sir.  mopinko   Aug-12-05 12:58 PM   #25 
  - ok here is my take...  madrchsod   Aug-12-05 01:01 PM   #29 
  - was rosa parks' pain the focus of her media coverage, was it the  clover   Aug-12-05 01:36 PM   #56 
     - PS: your satirical piece at the top of this thread is good, and  clover   Aug-12-05 01:44 PM   #71 
        - See Post 91  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 02:18 PM   #92 
           - yes sir, i followed your instructions to see post 91,but who said  clover   Aug-12-05 02:24 PM   #95 
              - Would You Mind Explaining Why BOTH Can Not Work In Concert?  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 02:46 PM   #107 
                 - of course they can! but when you are in a highly emotional state  clover   Aug-12-05 03:06 PM   #111 
  - !!!  Opposite Reaction   Aug-12-05 01:17 PM   #40 
  - One small correction: Montgomery NOT Birmingham  phatkatt   Aug-12-05 01:29 PM   #49 
  - good one, got the message n/t  idlisambar   Aug-12-05 01:35 PM   #55 
  - learned helplessness  marions ghost   Aug-12-05 01:42 PM   #67 
  - Thank you.  H2O Man   Aug-12-05 01:58 PM   #80 
  - NICE! / I thought at first "who kidnapped DA"...  corkhead   Aug-12-05 02:16 PM   #89 
  - "I like your new sigline pic better than the pirate flag."  clover   Aug-12-05 03:13 PM   #114 
     - Just an observation for my eyes primarily. Lighten up a bit.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 03:17 PM   #115 
     - i have students in iraq, hard to lighten up today: BTW jeff gannon says  clover   Aug-12-05 03:23 PM   #116 
        - Anytime!  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 03:28 PM   #117 
           - i got the gannon link from the DU board, so his audience might  clover   Aug-12-05 03:33 PM   #118 
              - Plenty Of Ditractors Too.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 03:42 PM   #119 
                 - yes, you are the man. sorry i'm not as popular or limber at the keyboard  clover   Aug-12-05 03:47 PM   #120 
                 - Why Do I Get The Feeling You Are Being Snarky Here?  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 04:18 PM   #125 
                 - yeah, like me, you spelled "ditractors" wrong!  corkhead   Aug-12-05 04:10 PM   #123 
     - I was just trying to be efficient  corkhead   Aug-12-05 04:06 PM   #122 
  - One awesome post. Thanks (n/t)  confludemocrat   Aug-12-05 02:31 PM   #101 
  - One hell of a TERRIFIC post! Recommended  Tinoire   Aug-12-05 03:05 PM   #110 
  - What specific analogy are you trying to make?  the other one   Aug-12-05 04:13 PM   #124 
  - Well, That's A Shame For You. Fortunately There Are Plenty That Disagree.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 04:25 PM   #126 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 12:19 PM   #150 
  - Oh, so very, very well played!  Kurovski   Aug-12-05 06:32 PM   #130 
  - I'm a naysayer, but not in regards to Cindy Sheehan  Used and Abused   Aug-12-05 08:56 PM   #132 
  - Yes, this COULD be a bell weather moment  GoneOffShore   Aug-12-05 09:07 PM   #133 
  - Don't Believe It! This Is Anti-War All The Way. Just Watch.  DistressedAmerican   Aug-12-05 09:10 PM   #134 
  - You hit that nail  tavalon   Aug-12-05 09:54 PM   #135 
  - Rosa Parks and Mrs. King called Cindy today  Kire   Aug-13-05 03:30 AM   #136 
  - Freaking Awesome!!!  DistressedAmerican   Aug-13-05 06:06 AM   #139 
  - Well done! You put a big smile on my face  Hekate   Aug-13-05 04:08 AM   #137 
  - junior the real killer of life.  0007   Aug-13-05 04:58 AM   #138 
  - The excuse for segregation is..  ananda   Aug-13-05 08:44 AM   #140 
  - As usual, DistressedAmerican, you have clarity of vision that...  I Have A Dream   Aug-13-05 11:43 AM   #143 
  - Never damn surrender! NEVER!  lonestarnot   Aug-13-05 12:08 PM   #148 
  - Again!  Bluebear   Aug-14-05 05:09 PM   #151 
 

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