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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] OT: Slavery???

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] OT: Slavery???
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 10:48:56 +0900
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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:

    Tom> Um, I had a little trouble getting much out of your next ~100
    Tom> lines,

I expected that, but I had to try.

    Tom> do we agree that you asked:

    Stephen> What justifies "outrage" at the offer of a private
    Stephen> contract that one is not party to, and one is free to
    Stephen> accept or refuse as he chooses, and one is free to
    Stephen> advocate publically that others not accept, either?

We do.

    Tom> and, if so, do you agree or disagree (and if so why) that
    Tom> this is a fair restatement of your question:

It is not a fair restatement, because you insist on loading your (much
longer) paraphrase with presumptions that I don't make, and yet more
that you do.  In other words, you're asking me "When did you stop
selling narcotics?"  Stop it, please.

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