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rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk
Thu Jan 22 03:06:04 CET 2009
On Wed, 21 Jan 2009 09:13:03 -0000, Xah Lee <xahlee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Rhodri James wrote:
>> I recommend spending less time being certain that you are correct
>> without seeking evidence
> I don't concur.
> For instance, when you are talking to a bunch of kids, you have to be
> sure of yourself, else they run all over you, even if they didn't mean
> to be rude.
So you would rather give the appearance of authority than do the work
to actually have authority? This is very poor teaching practice.
> Also, one's demeanor must commensurate one's knowledge. If i pamper
> you, you might think i'm a whimp, and run on with your opinions and
> thoughts unbridled, which, can be considered as a miscommunication on
> my part.
As it is, I think your demeanor wildly outstrips your knowledge,
something you have just confirmed. This attitude makes you a highly
unreliable source of information.
Rhodri James *-* Wildebeeste Herder to the Masses
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