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From: mburley <>
Subject: Re: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 1998 16:06:07 -0800
D. Spencer Hines wrote:
> Hockey puck.
> You sound like a terrible prig.
> Gentlemen "belittle another's point of view" --- i.e., point out the errors
> and sloppy thinking --- all the time.
> It's called:
> Debate in:
> The Free Market of Ideas.
> Some ideas are clearly better than others. For example "Racism" is a bad
> idea. "Socialism" is a bad idea and has come a cropper.
> Economic protectionism, i.e., "Beggar thy Neighbor" policies, constitute a
> bad idea.
> Descent from Charlemagne Means one is "Special" --- is a bad idea.
> Do you understand the drift?
I wonder if anyone has accused Heinz of being a gentleman?
Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [with] no cure except as a
guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
Clare Boothe Luce (190387), U.S. diplomat, writer. Newsweek (New York,
24 Jan. 1955).
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