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Yes, I think Ecclesiastes said something similar -- "There is a time to
publicly challenge someone's credentials and a time to refrain from
publicly challenging someone's credentials."
From: Bill Swallow [mailto:techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com]
Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 4:33 PM
To: Downing, David
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Networking groups
I'm reminded of something my mother used to say: "There is a time and
a place for everything." Mind your timing and your surroundings
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 4:01 PM, Downing, David <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
> Well yes, I have had it pointed out to me that you can be right but
> still state your case in such a way as to get everybody's back up.
> Furthermore, I've dealt with people that made me say, "Okay, I know
> he/she was right, but did he/she need to be such a [deleted expletive]
> about it?"
> Still, would it be possible to point out that someone was falsifying
> their qualifications in a civil, dignified, professional manner,
> being a [deleted expletive]? Or does the very act of doing so publicly
> constitute being a [deleted expletive]?
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