--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> > > > OTOT, a working set of hypotheses of a persons moods and 
> > > > intentions may help one be more sesnsitive. For example, 
> > > > thinking, "It sounds like he MAY be mad at something. Just 
> > > > in case, I will be careful not to use ambiguous language, 
> > > > in case, I will be careful not or jokes that might be 
> > > > misinterprested."
> > > 
> > > It sounds like the person who wrote this is attached
> > > to being interpreted the way he wants to be interpreted. :-)
> > 
> > Congratulations Barry. The point of the post was trying 
to "guess" or
> > speculate about intentions of a poster is pointless. So right out 
> > the chute, you speculate on intentions. Incorrectly. Without 
> > Thats our Barry!
> Sorry, no cigar. :-)
> To use the word 'misinterpreted' implies that something
> could possibly *be* misinterpreted, which implies that
> the person who is concerned about being misinterpreted
> (you, in the original post) believes that there is only
> one *valid* interpretation.  That, to me, implies a lot
> of attachment.

Or, perhaps, insisting on one's own interpretation of
something somebody else has said, even after being told
that is not what they meant, represents an attachment
to being able to interpret anything and everything as
one pleases.

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