Originally posted by Misfit
reply to post by GideonHM
What is not mature is starting a thread such as this. All you have to do it look at a couple other posts of the OP to see this thread is pure BS.
That is a fallacy. I am talking about maturity, not this poster. His other posts still does not give free license to behave poorly.
Begging the mods to ban this individual speaks more of your desires to see people punished than it does to show your desire for the truth.
You could not be anymore wrong. What do you see more of in this thread ....... sadistic attitudes towards the OP? Or blatant "sick of this crap"
attitude from threads every damn day that are clearly BS, yet defy any logic of 'taking out the forum trash'? Add to that are the one's that get
folks sucked into, only to THEN find out it's BS.
I see neither. I see one questionable post, and then hoards of immature and foolish jokes that have nothing to do with a possible transmission.
Nothing has been proved, yet you and most of the others act as though it is certain to be a hoax and start badgering the person. That is the behavior
Adults who actually have a reputation to uphold don't engage in this type of behavior. Ask Springer, or Skeptic Overlord, or any of the senior staff
would you? Do they behave like that? NO!
ATS is far better served by intelligent discussion of the possibilities regardless of how far fetched they may sound?
You're right, ATS is better served from intelligent discussion. Do you really consider this thread, without all the wisecracks, is one of those? I
mean c'mon man, if someone is of such importance that they "could get killed by my higher ups for just telling you this
" ...... do you
REALLY think there is anyone that would KNOW that fact, and then post it on a public forum on the Internet?!?!
What the hell good is getting into investigation of a scenario when signs of BS are in the starting post, adding to cross-referenced signs from other
posts? What of a hoax is there to investigate?
The intelligent discussion comes from the POSTERS interacting INTELLIGENTLY with EACH OTHER, not the OP providing it for you. Also, haven't you
figured out why others post under the anon. handle? To protect themselves, or just avoid people knowing who they are at all. He is not going by his
real name, and many people 'blow the whistle' despite knowing the risks to their well being and way of life.
You make a lot of assumptions. None are very good either. If an OP posts something questionable, how can you justify making fun of the person and
getting angry before they even post twice? YOU CAN'T.
Denying ignorance actually means something beyond finding hoaxes and discrediting people
But it starts with weeding out the hoax.
No, it starts with personal responsibility, it has nothing to do with hoaxes directly. This is a deeper concept, and if you want to weed things out
get a job landscaping.
but at least I don't resort to childish jokes and insults
But you do seem to be childish enough to point fingers about it.
Oh to the contrary. I can point out immaturity without being immature quite easily. Is that all you could come up with? You are offended and are
trying to justify why your insulting behaviors are acceptable, when they clearly are not. You have no concern about pursuing intelligent conversation,
not at least when you can tease, call names, and yell Hoax! at the top of your lungs.
Don't even bother replying, I refuse to expend any further energy on your anger, foolishness, and chronic misunderstandings of what is required for
intelligent discourse. A lot of people have recently been complaining about attitudes just like the ones in this thread, and I will remain vocal and I
will not just sit and watch this destroy ATS when at least I should say something. All of you acting in such a way should be ashamed! GROW UP.