PhyloCode: The real problem...again

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Sun Jul 6 13:17:22 CDT 2003


Well, I guess Godwin's Law isn't immutable.

At 14:50 2003-07-06 -0500, Richard Jensen wrote:
>I could infer his meaning by virtue of being aware of the
>context in which the word was used.

And what Ron wrote originally was:

>Some of you remind me of a liberal lawyer trying to persuade
>a jury of the "goodness inside" of a serial rapist.

It would seem that we have all been led astray and that the analogy was
with a liberal lawyer.

And I guess it's not "ad hominem" unless you name names.


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