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Originally posted by Icenians:

Now why does a polite response to a post with some facts about dealing with a council make someone an idiot?

 

Statistics show that those with the most birthdays live longest.


 

A polite response it was, yes.

A factual response too, yes.

 

But nevertheless, there are time when such a polite factual response is still not appropriate in a delicate scenario. I think Tim & June's reference to idiocy was becuase of *that*, and frankly I agree with them.

 

However, I would like to add that I think what was *done* was "idiotic", rather than to assert that those who *did* it were "idiots".

 

The former is to judge the action, and in my book preferable to the latter which is judging the person.

 

Is that clear for you all?

 

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No trees were harmed during the production of this posting, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced....

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