Stories
Slash Boxes
Comments
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
 Full
 Abbreviated
 Hidden
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • Most important statement in the whole article:

    Johnson responded that the state Republican Party organization is made up of the people who take the time to show up for the caucuses and that the platform reflects those people's beliefs.

    I was surprised the convention had been held already. I think I missed the primaries. Ever since state government class I've wanted to attend the convention. (Went to the local convention in 2000 but the other attendee had already given up and gone home.)

    Ten commandm

    --
    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • No, I don't have to prove a fetus is a baby to stop someone from murdering him.

      In my experience with various modes of argumentation, I find that whenever someone starts stipulating the terms of burden of proof for the position(s) they oppose, then the useful discussion has ended, and that anything further is going to be mere aimless implicit reiteration of initial assumptions.

      It's merely a heuristic of mine. I suspect that it's something to do with how rhetors' minds deal with (or fail to deal with) the recursiveness of burden-of-proof meta-argumentation -- i.e., who has the burden of proof for establishing who has the burden of proof for establishing who has the burden of proof for establishing [...infinite regress...] the burden of proof in this particular argument. Or one can view this (Najarjunacly) as a mere artifact of the futile attempt at mapping a continuous phenomenon (the "age" of an incipient life-form) onto an categorical (in fact, binary) conception of it (whether or not it's "human" yet).

      I like pie. [explodingdog.com]