reply to post by ProfEmeritus
Exactly Professor and I would give you a million stars if I could but one thing is for sure because of your constant and generous sage and learned
advice you shall always be a star in my book.
Everyone looses in confrontation, and that's a fact.
A person convinced against there will is a person who remains unconvinced. Cowering them into submission and agreement only lasts as long as they are
afraid or to weak to speak their own mind.
The pen is in fact mightier than the sword and sometimes people tend to forget that a ill or poorly thought word can have more damage than any sword
Swords don't raise armies Professor, words raise armies. Swords are tools of armies, issued by a quarter master's pen!
The vitriol and rancor some people display out of ignorance or frustration, ego or entitlement has a ripple effect far beyond the insecure mind of
It is fine to be passionate in what one believes in, in debates designed to reach consenus or to enlighten and teach.
When that passion turns to violence and blood lust though, clearly the argument has been lost by he who casts the first blow.
When people promote violence as a solution, it's only through a lack of belief of their own in their proposed solution because it is all based on the
fear that it does not have enough merrit and validity for the other side in the debate to ever accept as proper and adopt.
Lou Dobbs is not partisan. I have seen him praise democrats and republicans and independents alike. I have seen him be critical of democrats and
republicans and independents alike.
Lou Dobbs is all about common sense which in this day is highly uncommon and so uncommon it offends many people indoctrinated into politically correct
Lou Dobbs is about pragmatism not utopianism. He looks to logistically and realistically achieve that which is logistically possible and realistic
when one does embrace pragmatism and common sense.
Lou Dobbs is not a racist. He is not against Legal immigration he is for legal immigration.
Too many people can't see the forest for the trees anymore.
Violence is never an answer. It is nothing but an admission of failure in one's ability to come up with answers.
Thanks for posting Professor!
[edit on 30/10/09 by ProtoplasmicTraveler]