--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, akasha_108 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> > wrote:
> > > > > "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > > > > why you refuse to do such a simple
> > > > > > thing as supply some URLs that you claim
> > > > > > already to have found.
> > > > > 
> > > > > And this is important, or even interesting, because ?
> > > > 
> > > > Oh, if blatant dishonesty and hypocrisy are of
> > > > no concern to you, I guess it wouldn't be.
> > > 
> > > Thats a pretty big disconnect. If blatant dishonesty and 
hypocrisy
> > > were manfiestly core issues here, it might be of interest. 
Though
> > > labeling people, just for the sake of labeling, can get to be 
quite
> > > boring and IMO non-productive. 
> > > 
> > > In my view I don't see "blatant dishonesty and hypocrisy" -- but
> > > oddly, I do see some petty obsessions. I remember when Vaj 
first 
> > > made the statement. It was not exactly earth shattering. A quick
> > > observation of some momentary interest. Not the kind of thing 
that
> > > would affect ones world view.
> > > 
> > > Then I remember your correction: it wasn't a bunch of quick rich
> > > schemes after all, it was Fred G.s book. Curious, I did a search
> > > myself. The first page was filled with what looked like get 
rich 
> > > quick schemes based on do less accomplish more (or do nothing 
> > > accomplish everything). Upon closer examination, I saw they all 
> > > related to Fred's book. So my take away was, you were both 
correct 
> > > in reporting your perceptions. You, Judy, were technically 
correct. 
> > > Vaj, it was clear to me, made a perceptual or cognitive error, 
as
> I initially did, and reported what he thought he saw. Not a big 
deal.
> 
>  
> > Mm-hm.  And yet, had it been just a mistake, after
> > I made my post reporting on Gratzon's book, you'd
> > think Vaj would have double-checked and then retracted
> > his claim.  *Then* it would not have been a big deal;
> > anybody can make a careless mistake like that.
>  
> > But he didn't.  Instead he came up with all kinds of
> > crap, 
> 
> I took it as Vaj playing with you. Knowing that if he obsuficated a
> bit, you would tend towards imploding in obsession. Barry enjoys 
such
> toying also. Perhaps not the noblest of traits, but maybe they are
> students of the behavioral sciences and love to see small pieces of
> bait repeatedly taken and watch the predictable drama unfold.
> 

I understand that BF Skinner's daughter greatly appreciated this 
tendency in her father. She has had nothing but good to say about his 
child-rearing practices, afterall...







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