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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-12-04 04:29 PM
Response to Reply #13
14. In order for me to debate you on context, you have to give it to me
up front. You want to elevate the tone on DU? Then show courtesy to the people you're debating. Be adult and display some manners, not to mention a willingness to be challenged and possibly proven wrong, by citing the source for your assertion.
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  -If you support him, why is quoting him a slam? DuctapeFatwa  Jan-12-04 03:51 PM   #0 
  - Good post.  Constitution   Jan-12-04 03:56 PM   #1 
  - Thanks, DF!  Padraig18   Jan-12-04 03:57 PM   #2 
  - Quotes out of context used to write off a candidate are a slam.  BurtWorm   Jan-12-04 03:58 PM   #3 
  - If someone 'quotes out of context'  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 04:02 PM   #6 
     - I think it would elevate the debate if people took responsibility  BurtWorm   Jan-12-04 04:16 PM   #9 
     - I think it would elevate the debate if people took responsibility  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 04:24 PM   #13 
        - In order for me to debate you on context, you have to give it to me  BurtWorm   Jan-12-04 04:29 PM   #14 
           - Yeah, like you said, a link is sufficient.  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 04:30 PM   #16 
              - Thanks for making me work so hard to find out you agree with me!  BurtWorm   Jan-12-04 04:32 PM   #18 
     - No condemnation of the original poster's action?  Padraig18   Jan-12-04 04:17 PM   #11 
     - What action?  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 04:29 PM   #15 
        - Anytime someone quotes without giving context  BurtWorm   Jan-12-04 04:32 PM   #17 
           - It's actually very, very, very rare on DU  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 04:42 PM   #19 
              - I strongly disagree.  Padraig18   Jan-12-04 04:48 PM   #21 
                 - If it is so prevelant  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 06:30 PM   #22 
                    - Here's one example  BurtWorm   Jan-12-04 09:23 PM   #24 
                       - Good example of what I'm saying.  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-13-04 01:28 AM   #25 
                          - It's false to say what this poster said about what Dean said  BurtWorm   Jan-13-04 01:38 AM   #26 
                             - Well I just think you are 100% wrong.  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-13-04 01:51 AM   #29 
                                - The poster didn't quote Dean out of context?  BurtWorm   Jan-13-04 09:05 AM   #30 
                                   - YOU aren't just quoting out of context, you are misquoting  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-13-04 11:49 AM   #32 
     - Dean's comments on those Canadian tapes were in context, yet  oasis   Jan-13-04 12:02 PM   #34 
  - I'll happily discuss anything Kerry has said or done.  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 03:59 PM   #4 
  - Almost no paper publishes quotes  Hep   Jan-12-04 04:01 PM   #5 
  - THANKYOU.  blm   Jan-12-04 04:05 PM   #7 
  - If a person cannot support what their own candiate says,  Constitution   Jan-12-04 04:13 PM   #8 
  - I don't mind the challenge if it is fair  xray s   Jan-12-04 04:17 PM   #10 
  - and know that he did not really mean what he said.  bearfartinthewoods   Jan-12-04 04:24 PM   #12 
  - taking them out of context and leaving out the rest of the statement  Cheswick   Jan-12-04 04:45 PM   #20 
  - Why? Are you incapable of pointing out how the additional context  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-12-04 06:33 PM   #23 
  - Well said!  thebigthink   Jan-13-04 01:44 AM   #27 
  - I agree with you. Assuming the quote is *in context*.  Clark4VotingRights   Jan-13-04 01:46 AM   #28 
  - thoughtful post  maddezmom   Jan-13-04 10:18 AM   #31 
  - Paula Zahn tactics are lame.  poskonig   Jan-13-04 11:54 AM   #33 
     - Speaking of context  Feanorcurufinwe   Jan-13-04 01:28 PM   #35 
 

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