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Youphemism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-12-08 05:43 PM
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14. How does one argue when called a contrarian?...

I'm not supporting Paglia. I think her article was written with such graphic vitriol that it completely undermined her point.

I was just wondering about the logical argument itself.
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  -Provocative.... Camilla Paglia is a misogynist windbag and her admirers are contrarian assholes devilgrrl  Jun-12-08 05:31 PM   #0 
  - I have never liked Paglia  blogslut   Jun-12-08 05:33 PM   #1 
  - That people post her bile here is offensive. And I'm sick of bullshit being peddled as "provocative"  devilgrrl   Jun-12-08 05:36 PM   #4 
     - Camilla Paglia is a few levels above Ann Coulter in smarts - but she doesn't see clearly and posits  papau   Jun-12-08 06:40 PM   #45 
  - link?  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 05:34 PM   #2 
  - You don't need links to be "Provocative" - simply making shit up will suffice.  devilgrrl   Jun-12-08 05:38 PM   #6 
  - What the hell are you even talking about?  Elrond Hubbard   Jun-12-08 05:35 PM   #3 
  - Apparently, Camille Paglia expressed her opinion on Obama's VP options.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 05:38 PM   #7 
  - I don't know anything about Camille Paglia.  Elrond Hubbard   Jun-12-08 05:39 PM   #9 
  - Neither do I.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 05:40 PM   #11 
     - Well, if she's so horrible, it shouldn't be hard for the OP to back up what she's saying, right?  Elrond Hubbard   Jun-12-08 05:43 PM   #15 
     - That's what I'm thinking.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 05:48 PM   #19 
     - I think the point here is that a lot of people endorsed what she was saying  cbayer   Jun-12-08 05:48 PM   #20 
        - I look at it, but I don't see any hard facts, just asseritons.  Elrond Hubbard   Jun-12-08 05:49 PM   #23 
        - Yeah, but she really didn't provide any more info either, did she?  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 05:49 PM   #24 
           - She appears to be upset.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 05:53 PM   #29 
              - My read is 'disgusted that Paglia is being taken seriously enough to be considered provocative'  REP   Jun-12-08 07:03 PM   #48 
     - You might want to read more.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 05:49 PM   #25 
        - Okay. I didn't quote her or say I support her positions.  Elrond Hubbard   Jun-12-08 05:51 PM   #28 
        - She's not attacked any specific DU'er  cbayer   Jun-12-08 05:57 PM   #30 
           - Fair enough if seeing Paglia's stuff offends her but her OP doesn't help the situation either.  Elrond Hubbard   Jun-12-08 05:58 PM   #32 
        - Alright, read the wiki entry.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 06:01 PM   #34 
           - There's a big section there on the controversey surrounding her.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 06:05 PM   #36 
              - Yeah, I know.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 06:09 PM   #37 
                 - See bluedawg response #43. nt.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 07:04 PM   #49 
  - As You Know from Reading the Article,  ribofunk   Jun-12-08 05:51 PM   #27 
     - That's what it looks like to me.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-12-08 06:31 PM   #43 
  - Camille Paglia is rightwing assgasket and is anything but "provocative"  devilgrrl   Jun-12-08 05:39 PM   #8 
     - Posting rw hitpieces was common practice during the primary infighting..  Elrond Hubbard   Jun-12-08 05:40 PM   #10 
  - Republicans are mostly like that. Don't listen, cover your ears and hum  OhioBlues   Jun-12-08 05:37 PM   #5 
  - How can a woman be a misogynist?  zulchzulu   Jun-12-08 05:40 PM   #12 
  - They can and she is. nt.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 05:45 PM   #17 
  - Philogynous misandrists often overuse that term. /nt  Youphemism   Jun-12-08 05:49 PM   #21 
  - Easy. Read some Phyllis Schlaffy n/t  sarge43   Jun-12-08 05:49 PM   #22 
  - can you say "Dr Laura Schlessinger"?!?!  ElsewheresDaughter   Jun-12-08 05:57 PM   #31 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-12-08 05:42 PM   #13 
  - How does one argue when called a contrarian?...  Youphemism   Jun-12-08 05:43 PM   #14 
  - I love Camille Paglia.  woolldog   Jun-12-08 05:45 PM   #16 
  - ooooh boo hoo.....  devilgrrl   Jun-12-08 05:46 PM   #18 
  - Like santa, there is no such thing as the thought police  OhioBlues   Jun-12-08 05:50 PM   #26 
  - I sure wish you would elaborate on some of those issues.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 06:00 PM   #33 
     - um, do you really think that's the reason I like her? b/c she  woolldog   Jun-12-08 06:05 PM   #35 
        - I do not have a dim view of you at all.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 06:13 PM   #40 
  - For most of them, it's kinda like how they praise Ron Paul because he opposes the war  thecatburgler   Jun-12-08 06:10 PM   #38 
  - exaclty!  ElsewheresDaughter   Jun-12-08 06:20 PM   #41 
  - Here are her own words re: women,gays, feminism- you decide.  bluedawg12   Jun-12-08 06:12 PM   #39 
  - Well done.  cbayer   Jun-12-08 07:00 PM   #47 
  - Funny fact about Paglia....  PCIntern   Jun-12-08 06:23 PM   #42 
  - It's not easy to talk during prostate stimulation...  Youphemism   Jun-12-08 06:33 PM   #44 
  - Oh my goodness! How provocative you are! n/t  QC   Jun-12-08 06:40 PM   #46 
  - Oh, good. Yet another thread on this issue adding nothing whatsoever of any importance (nt)  Umbram   Jun-12-08 07:21 PM   #50 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-12-08 07:23 PM   #51 
  - Locking.  wakemeupwhenitsover   Jun-12-08 07:24 PM   #52 
 

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